Innovators in Education

Innovators in Education

Pikmykid founder and 'Innovators in Education' podcast host Pat Bhava has been in the podcasting space for several years now. This 20-25 minute podcast focuses on real innovators in education, where Pat and his guests share amazing educators' stories and reveal the smartest strategies for impacting school communities right away.


May 3, 2023 30 mins

Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with the School Safety Coordinator for Hamilton County School District, Dr. James Corbin. James Corbin is a veteran police officer who has worked at the national level to improve safety in schools. He is a director in the area of school safety with Corbin and Associates, a criminal justice training company that has school safety as its primary area of concentration. In his work with Corbin and Associates...

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Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with the Superintendent of CUSD, Shelly Viramontez. Campbell Union School District (CUSD) is a PreK-8 school district that includes parts of 6 cities in Santa Clara County. Our teachers educate more than 6,500 students in 8 elementary schools, 2 TK-8 schools, 2 middle schools, a Home School program, and district-operated preschools. Campbell Union School District is a provider of education beyond the exp...

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Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with the Founder and CEO of Evolution Academy Charter School, Cynthia Trigg. Evolution Academy Charter School is a public high school that targets adolescents who have dropped out of high school, those that are seriously at risk of doing so, or those who seek non-traditional instructional opportunities. The mission of the Evolution Academy Charter School is to enable its students to achieve academic...

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January 4, 2023 24 mins

Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with the Principal of El Mirage Middle School, Karen Ward. Karen's goal is to utilize innovative instructional methods to actively engage student learning through developing a personal interest, giving them choices, and through hands-on learning. She is focused on helping her students feel motivated and connected with the classroom and their teachers post-quarantine.

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Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with Chad Stevens, CSO of Parent Square. Parent Square is the modern platform for family engagement. With easy to use controls and every form of communication at your fingertips, engage and communicate with anyone in your community.

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December 21, 2022 29 mins

Your host, Pat Bhava, talks with author Todd Nesloney. Todd Nesloney is the Director of Culture and Strategic Leadership for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association. He is also the Director of Get Your LEAD On. Todd was a classroom teacher for 7 years before taking the leap straight from classroom teacher to campus principal in Navasota, Texas. He also hosts the podcast series “Honestly, #LetsTalk”. Todd activel...

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In this episode, our host, Pat Bhava speaks with Tom Burton of Princeton Schools. Princeton Schools empowers students for college, career and life success.

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In the inaugural episode of the Innovators in Education podcast, Josh Elledge of UpMyInfluence speaks to the creator and host of the show, Pat Bhava.

Pat is the CEO and founder of Pikmykid, an innovative and forward-thinking school safety and dismissal platform. Pat shares his vision for the show; he wants to give a platform to other disruptive innovators in the education space. He encourages his guests to tell their educator and b...

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