Season 2

Creating an Environment to Learn Fearlessly

“Getting Shit Done” is the outstanding theme highlighted in DisruptED. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens  sit down with two extraordinary women, Kristin Harrington and Elizabeth Hofreuter, both with high GSD index scores to talk about their impact on fearless learning in the education space. Hofreuter originally began her journey in the education space when […]

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Creating an Environment to Learn Fearlessly

“Getting Shit Done” is the outstanding theme highlighted in DisruptED. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens  sit down with two extraordinary women, Kristin Harrington and Elizabeth Hofreuter, both with high GSD index scores to talk about their impact on fearless learning in the education space. Hofreuter originally began her journey in the education space when […]

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Education Technology
Author Pete Hall Discusses the Impact Self-Reflection has on Creating a Positive Environment

Returning guest Pete Hall, executive director of educationhall.com and author of YA novel Chasing the Show, joins hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens to talk about his new book and the valuable lessons of communication and empathy between parents, coaches, and kids. While Hall’s other books focus on lessons of self-reflection, this story […]

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Education Technology
Creating an Adult Education Program for the 40 Million Adults without a High School Diploma

Life is full of challenges. Often, it can take a while to learn how to overcome and succeed in the challenges presented to us. For Dr. Howard Liebman, CEO of Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and Kari Greenfield, VP – Academic Partnerships, accomplishments coincide with a high GSD index – get stuff done. DisruptED […]

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Education Technology
Making Workforce Training Available to Communities that Need it Most

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas has been integrating technology into their training for over 20 years. Laurie Larrea, the CEO, recalls setting up women in welfare with an online community and mentoring program. The program distributed computers and free wi-fi, making the technology accessible to communities who needed it most, “giving access to people who wouldn’t […]

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Education Technology
The Impact Self-Reflection Has On Creating a Positive Environment

Education is about growth. Growth of skills, learning, and communicating. When Pete Hall, founder of educationhall.com was an educational leader, growth was his priority. The problem was, no one else seemed to know where to start. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Ceasar Mickens  sit down with Hall to discuss his role in education as a disruptor and […]

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Education Technology
The City of Dayton has a New Vision to Make Education Equitable

Education is top of mind for Jeffrey J Mimms, Jr., Mayor of Dayton, OH, and Dr.  David Lawrence, Education Advisor for Dayton, OH. Mimms, a longtime educator himself with over forty years in education, is a pioneer in establishing equitable funding for public schools across Ohio. DisruptED’s Ron Stefanski and Ceasar Mickens spoke to […]

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Retailers Need to Enhance Omnichannel Consumer Experience to Benefit
December 9, 2022

According to the National Retail Federation, almost 200 million consumers were shopping over Thanksgiving weekend. The NRF reports that “the total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started tracking this data in 2017”, this growth being in large part to the record-breaking […]

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Honda autonomous driving
Honda Autonomous Driving is the First Level-3 System from US Manufacturer
December 9, 2022

Watch out Tesla – Honda has announced their latest innovation in autonomous driving with “Sensing 360.” Honda plans to roll out this technology suite globally in 2024. Honda autonomous driving will feature assisted driving features like “Autonomous emergency braking with expanded cross-traffic, pedestrian detection capabilities, front cross-traffic alert, active lane-change assist (blind-spot monitoring), [and] […]

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Tesla electric semi-trucks
What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Creating an Environment to Learn Fearlessly
June 21, 2022

“Getting Shit Done” is the outstanding theme highlighted in DisruptED. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens  sit down with two extraordinary women, Kristin Harrington and Elizabeth Hofreuter, both with high GSD index scores to talk about their impact on fearless learning in the education space. Hofreuter originally began her journey in the education space when […]

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Author Pete Hall Discusses the Impact Self-Reflection has on Creating a Positive Environment
June 14, 2022

Returning guest Pete Hall, executive director of educationhall.com and author of YA novel Chasing the Show, joins hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens to talk about his new book and the valuable lessons of communication and empathy between parents, coaches, and kids. While Hall’s other books focus on lessons of self-reflection, this story […]

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Creating an Adult Education Program for the 40 Million Adults without a High School Diploma
June 8, 2022

Life is full of challenges. Often, it can take a while to learn how to overcome and succeed in the challenges presented to us. For Dr. Howard Liebman, CEO of Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and Kari Greenfield, VP – Academic Partnerships, accomplishments coincide with a high GSD index – get stuff done. DisruptED […]

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Making Workforce Training Available to Communities that Need it Most
May 31, 2022

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas has been integrating technology into their training for over 20 years. Laurie Larrea, the CEO, recalls setting up women in welfare with an online community and mentoring program. The program distributed computers and free wi-fi, making the technology accessible to communities who needed it most, “giving access to people who wouldn’t […]

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The Impact Self-Reflection Has On Creating a Positive Environment
May 12, 2022

Education is about growth. Growth of skills, learning, and communicating. When Pete Hall, founder of educationhall.com was an educational leader, growth was his priority. The problem was, no one else seemed to know where to start. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Ceasar Mickens  sit down with Hall to discuss his role in education as a disruptor and […]

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The City of Dayton has a New Vision to Make Education Equitable
May 5, 2022

Education is top of mind for Jeffrey J Mimms, Jr., Mayor of Dayton, OH, and Dr.  David Lawrence, Education Advisor for Dayton, OH. Mimms, a longtime educator himself with over forty years in education, is a pioneer in establishing equitable funding for public schools across Ohio. DisruptED’s Ron Stefanski and Ceasar Mickens spoke to […]

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Evaluating the Global Educational Format Through More STEM Incorporation
April 26, 2022

For years now, a lot of discussion surrounding the STEM field has mostly focused on the lack of students pursuing the academic fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Although the shortage remains true, there’s also been a lot of work done to improve the numbers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In an […]

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How Technology and Education are Vital Cycle Breakers of Social Inequality
April 19, 2022

Ron Stefanski and Caesar Mickens Jr talk with Jamey Fitzpatrick and David Richards on this episode of DisruptED. The episode focuses on optimizing technology in education requires professional development for teachers. The educators consider the lack of technology infrastructure to factor into 2020’s learning loss. Richards and Fitzpatrick share insight into how technology and education […]

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How Can Schools Help Ensure the Current Economic Recovery is Sustained and Inclusive
April 12, 2022

Taking on a new and relevant topic in the education space, DisruptED, hosted by Dr. Caesar Mickens and Ron J Stefanski, is centered on the disruption seen in the confluence of education today and the agents of change. In this premier episode, Co-hosts Dr. Mickens and Stefanski sit down with Karin Norington-Reaves, CEO of […]

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