Dynamic Leaders with Colin Cerniglia; Episode 39: Educational Leadership For Our Kids Futures with Chantal Corbin
On today's episode of the Dynamic Leaders podcast, Colin is joined by Chantal Corbin. Chantal is currently an Elementary Principal in the Fabius-Pompey School District. Growing up, she competed in many sports including cross-country and lacrosse. And before taking on her current position she was a coach and a Physical Education teacher.
Topics include: Chantal's Who Are You segment (1:49), when she knew she wanted to be a part of the educational world (3:01), what her athletic experience was like growing up (4:07), balancing athletics, school and a social life, and transition to a schedule-less life after college (5:56), where she got her competitive nature from (11:19), what life is like as an elementary principal (15:50), why she took the steps she did to get to where she is in her career and challenges she is overcoming in her role (17:36), why staying involved in athletics is so important to her (24:59), the importance of improving your weaknesses by learning from others (27:39), how sports will impact her life in the future (29:12), how she sees her administrator career shaping out (33:36), changes she wants to implement in the educational world (35:55), the differences of being a teacher versus being in administration (37:41), in the Learning & Development segment they chat about grit (41:49), where she gets her personal development from (44:44), and finally, who a Dynamic Leader is in her life (48:34).
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Mentioned on the pod:
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Intro Music: All The Small Things - Blink-182 (January 18, 2000)
Outro Music: Take It Easy - Eagles (Live: July 27, 1980 - Santa Monica, CA)
"Who Are You" Segment: Who Are You - The Who (August 1978)
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