The Collaborative

The Collaborative

The Collaborative brings educators, parents, and community members together every Tuesday at 7 pm est. to discuss the pivots of pandemic education. Each segment is followed by story time. https://linktr.ee/createandeducatesolutions

Episodes

November 3, 2021 60 min
Dr. Sheka Houston and Principal Tammy Taylor are celebrating National Family Literacy Month. Join The Collaborative and get resources for educators, parents, and community members for coming together around reading. Our featured guest, Mia Wenjen is the founder of Read Your World: A Guide to Multicultural Children's Books for Parents and Educators, and Pragmatic Mom blog. Our featured award-winning author is Rudy Ruiz. Join...
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Dr. Sheka Houston and Principal Tammy Taylor recap the day from their one-year celebration and Preparing for the Shift Symposium. Dr. Gil Noam of Harvard Medical School elaborates on one shift that is outlined in his book, Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond. The book has ten core principles that will help educators better navigate pandemic education.
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National literacy expert, Dr. Donyall Dickey, joins The Collaborative. Dr. Sheka and Principal Tammy talk with him about summer reading and literacy strategies that are best for students. He offered phenomenal advice, strategies, and best practices for parents and educators.
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The Collaborative-Summer Reading and Math Episode
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The Collaborative welcomes Carlos Johnson and D.M. Whitaker. Learn how to engage students and staff members.
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The Collabortive-Kevin and Max join Sheka and Tammy to discuss technology that helped them pivot during the pandemic. LaShone and Bessie are the featured authors for story time.
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Clif Adkins and Dr. Mary Felton join The Collaborative.
Have you ever felt like you didn't fit in or your children have this feeling? Hear the solutions author and school counselor, Clif Adkin's book may provide.
Dr. Mary Felton will tell us about her learning journal for students that will increase academic achievement.
Author Glow will be our reader for story time.
Educators, parents, authors be sure to tune in. The Collabora...
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Dr. Roz Gaskins, from The Village and Featured Author, Martinique Mims join The Collaborative. Great discussion. What is teacher leadership? Did teachers and administrators have the same definition. Tune in to find out. Story Time: Through the Colors of a Butterfly by Martinique Mims.
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Join Sheka and Tammy on The Collaborative, Tuesday, May 25th at 7 pm est. as Principal Kafele weighs in on Critical Race Theory and current legislation. Learn how his new book, The Equity & Social Justice 50, could help educators with topics such as this. This is a discussion you don't want to miss.

Story time was brought to us by Darryl Harvey: I can do Anything.
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Susan and Megan from The Awakening Educator join The Collaborative. In honor of Mental Health AwarenessMental Health Awareness Monthtal Health Awareness Month, we will be discussing this and the need for more resources for mental health in public schools.
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #childrensbooks #teacher, #Schoolleaders , #Educators, #Parents, #Insight, #Intellect, #Intuition, #Family, #Connec...
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Kim Allen and Morgan Lee enlighten us about wise Cares Act spending. How is your district spending Cares Act Funds? Educators/Parents/Community Members/Authors
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #childrensbooks #teacher, #Schoolleaders , #Educators, #Parents, #Insight, #Intellect, #Intuition, #Family, #Connection, #Teacher, #Student, #KeepFamiliesTogether, #ChildrenBeforePolitics, #Education, #SocialEmo...
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Representative Annie McDaniel and Senator Mike Fannining join The Collaborative to let us know how educaors and parents can collaborate with our political constituents to change policies in education.
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #childrensbooks #teacher, #Schoolleaders , #Educators, #Parents, #Insight, #Intellect, #Intuition, #Family, #Connection, #Teacher, #Student, #KeepFamiliesTogether, #Child...
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Are charters the answer for school leaders who are not satisfied with the profession? Principal-El provides great insight.
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #children’s books, #Teacher, #Schoolleaders , #Educators, #Parents, #Insight, #Intellect, #Intuition, #Family, #Connection, #Teacher, #Student, #KeepFamiliesTogether, #ChildrenBeforePolitics, #Education, #SocialEmotionalLearning, #Bestsellingauthor...
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Leah Van Belle and Gin Spaulding joined The Collaborative tonight and we gained so much insight about literacy and sensory issues. Tune in to hear this great information and a phenomenal story that is based on the author’s real experience with who daughter. Both ladies share very real experiences as mothers with children on the spectrum. Great conversation!
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #children’s...
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Mrs. Merlyna Valentine and Vincent Kelly join The Collaborative. Look no further to be inspired and motivated. The episode ends with story time, All People are Beautiful. A must see......
#LiteracyLeaders, #CreateandEducate, #literacymatters, #authors, #children’s books, #Teacher, #Schoolleaders , #Educators, #Parents, #Insight, #Intellect, #Intuition, #Family, #Connection, #Teacher, #Student, #KeepFamiliesTogether, #ChildrenBeforeP...
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Best selling authors, Dr. Sheka Houston and Principal Tammy Taylor had an amazing interview, with Best Selling Author, Speaker, and coach Tiffany Rashel all the way from South Africa. This interview is one of our favorites, because it embodies what The Collaborative is all about and that is true collaboration.
"Two lights shinging together is better than one." "Great Leaders are great not because they shine, but because ...
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~Best selling authors, Dr. Sheka Houston and Principal Tammy Taylor, interview Dr. Latoya Dixon, former teacher, school administrator, and state
level educational leader.
~School leaders you can gain great insight into working at different levels of leadership. We discussed her book, Burned out, Beaten Up, Fighting Back: A Call to Action For America's Public Educators.
Purchase her book here: https://www.amazon.com/Burned-Out-Beat...
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What an awesome interview with C.T. Kirk and business owner, Monique Kirk. C.T. Kirk is the author of "How the West was Whitewashed". He shared how his book is helping educators and could soon be added to the social studies curriculum in some states. This husband and wife team are also educators.
Author LaToya Lewis brought us story time from Dubai! I Am Brown was surely a hit. Support these great authors! Purchase informati...
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USA National Miss, Ardelle Dickerson spoke to us about Crown CARES and how she can speak to students at schools virtually about bullying.
Our featured author Joanne F. Blake read a wonderful book about being bully proof.
Check the comments for contact information and purchase links.
Brought to you by our community partners:
Community Partners: ✅ROTB Diplomat Center ✅Juneteenth Celebration Chester ✅The Brainerd Institute Heritage ✅Chest...
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What a great conversation around Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Are we addressing these topics in education? Are we intentional about these topics in education?
~Dr. Todd Shaw, Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science & African American Studies, the Interim Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Social Sciences, and the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of South Carolina truly enl...
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