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 Read more

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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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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. Read more
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 Read more

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Finishing Industry Trends and Challenges: Manufacturing A Stronger Standard
July 2, 2022
This episode of Manufacturing A Stronger Standard is live from FABTECH 2021. Host and President of LestaUSA and DeGeest Corp. Derek DeGeest, talked with Scott Francis, editor-in-chief of Products Finishing, the Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Richard Wilcox and LestaUSA Increasing Customers’ Production with New Automation Systems
July 2, 2022
Achieving automation on the finishing side requires many pieces—two of the most important being the conveyor system and robotics. Host of Manufacturing a Stronger Standard Derek DeGeest spoke with Systems Sales Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Nordson Customer Success with LestaUSA Technology
July 2, 2022
Derek DeGeest was back at FABTECH 2021 for another Manufacturing a Stronger Standard conversation. He spoke with Frank Mohar, Regional Sales Manager at Nordson, about the partnership between the companies and Read more
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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 Read more
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, Read more
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 hosts Ron Stefanski and Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Mimms Read more
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 episode of Read more
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 Read more
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 the Chicago Cook Read more