Episode 22 - Your School Rocks...So Tell People
Date: September 6, 2016 Run Time: 1:00:56
In this episode, Ohio school administrators Eric Lowe and Ryan McLane share ideas on using social media to promote school success from their book, Your School Rocks...So Tell People (Passionately Pitch And Promote The Positives Happening On Your Campus). This episode provides a template for creating a social media plan and includes practical tips on the use of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and video to tell your school's story.
Eric Lowe is the Superintendent of Beaver Local Schools located in East Liverpool, Ohio. He began his career as an elementary teacher, where he taught for ten years while coaching baseball. He has served as the district athletic director for the past nine years and been involved in administration for the past six years as a middle school administrator. Eric is a graduate of Kent State University and Youngstown State University.
He is passionate about making school about learning and fun, while promoting the positives that go on in our schools. He also feels strongly that we must view the world of education with optimistic glasses in order to enable us to push others to reach their maximum potential. Eric lives in East Liverpool, Ohio, with his wife Sarah.
Ryan McLane is the principal of Big Walnut Intermediate School, located in Sunbury, Ohio and co-author of Your School Rocks...So Tell People! He is passionate about making learning fun and sharing those concepts with the community.
Ryan began his career as a high social studies and business teacher, where he taught for twelve years and coached football and wrestling before making the transition to administration. He is a graduate of Muskingum College and Xavier University. Ryan lives just outside of Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and two daughters.
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As an innovative leader, Dr. Goins is a dynamic speaker who has previously presented at the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) Conference, the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC), the Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference and the IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference (Triple I) in Chicago, recognized as one of the nation's largest state education conferences with more than 9,000 public school leaders attending annually.
As host of The Goin' Digital Show, Dr. Goins promotes the principles of Digital Leadership and Future Ready Schools during a one hour live broadcast every other week on the Teach Cow Network at www.teachcow.com. The show features many of the nation's top school superintendents, principals and innovators in public education.
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