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Be GREAT: Featuring Dwight Carter
30th July 2022 • Aspire to Lead • Joshua Stamper
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This week’s guest, Dwight Carter, shares how the motto “Be GREAT” changed his mindset, school culture assessment, and trajectory of his leadership journey. Join us as we explore Dwight’s new district position and new book, Be Great!   In this episode, we discuss:
  • Assessing School and District Culture
  • Gratitude Techniques
  • And his new book, Be Great: Five Principles to Improve School Culture from the Inside Out

About Dwight Carter:

Dwight Carter is a nationally recognized school leader from Central OH. Because of his collaborative and innovative leadership, in 2010, he was inducted into the Jostens Renaissance Educator Hall of Fame. He was also named a 2013 National Association of Secondary School Principals Digital Principal of the Year, the 2014 Academy of Arts and Science Education High School Principal of the Year, the 2015 Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators Principal of the Year, and the 2021 Columbus Africentric Early College Sankofa Emerging Leader.  He is currently the Director of Student Support Systems for the Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical School District.  He is the co-author of What’s In Your Space? Five Steps to Better School and Classroom Design (Corwin, 2016), Leading Schools in Disruptive Times: How to Survive Hyper-change (Corwin 2018/2021); and a contributing author to Because of a Teacher: Stories of the Past to Inspire the Future of Education written and curated by George Couros. His first solo book, Be GREAT: Five Principles to Improve School Culture from the Inside Out, was just published on July 16th (IMPres, 2022). Additionally, he has contributed to several educational books and articles.   Follow Dwight Carter: https://www.amazon.com/Be-Great-Principles-Improve-Culture/dp/1948334569?crid=3I2F0AQB04LOK&keywords=dwight+carter+be+great&qid=1659198143&sprefix=dwight+carter+%2Caps%2C135&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=aspirewebsite-20&linkId=8f98d9ce9266eeb6a69882f9f303efcf&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl   [caption id="attachment_3508" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast Swag, Joshua Stamper, Teach Better[/caption] NEW Aspire Swag with Discount Code: ASPIRE  Tee-Shirts and Drinkware: ASPIRE: The Leadership Development Podcast  

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