Third Space with Jen Cort

Third Space with Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Episodes

October 11, 2021 41 min
Jen Williams (she/her) is a middle school counselor in Chester County, Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her tenure in middle school education spans two decades and includes a state board position for the Pennsylvania Association for Middle-Level Education. Mrs. Williams earned her M.Ed from Villanova University and her M.S. from The International Institute for Restorative Practices. She is the aut...
Share
Mark as Played
Nate Bridge is Haverford School Math teacher and has taught in international schools. Principally interested in systemic changes to education and school culture that would result in more equitable outcomes such as Criterion-Based Grading for student assessment and Rank Choice Voting for electing student leaders. Twitter: @schoolmrbridge https://natebridge.wixsite.com/teaching

Kentaro Iwasaki- The son of Japanese immigrants, Ken...
Share
Mark as Played
Afrika Afeni Mills is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with BetterLesson and an Education Consultant. She is the author of 'Letter to White Teachers of My Black Children' a blog on Teaching While White that went viral, and an upcoming book. Afrika works with colleagues, teachers, coaches, and administrators to transform practices. She has been featured on podcasts, blogs, delivered keynote addresses, and fa...
Share
Mark as Played
Camille Simone Edwards, Consultant With a Coach’s Approach believing in the infinite power of courage. With a strategic course of action, she partners with clients to create new pathways to their short/long-term goals related to personal + professional development. Camille Simone trains clients on how to use courage as the foundational tool to change their lives and then to fiercely maintain it. Camille Simone is excited to me...
Share
Mark as Played
LGBTQ+ advocates and facilitators Bex Mui and Emily Schorr Lesnick talk with Jen about supports for LGBTQ+ youth, from mental health to sex ed to spirituality, and how they are connected. They’ll share insights from their youth workshop, which shares a variety of perspectives on gender, sexual orientation, and relationship structures and supports students in both reflecting on their own identities, and in advocating for the...
Share
Mark as Played
Over a career spanning two decades, Nishant has worked on behalf of K-12 schools of all types on issues of leadership, culture, strategy and change management, and equity and justice.

At Storbeck Search, he heads the firm’s Independent Schools practice, recruiting transformational leadership for private, charter, and mission-driven schools across the country. In addition to his active role in executive-level searches, he offers cons...
Share
Mark as Played
Johnnie L. Foreman, Jr., longtime director of community and diversity at the Gilman School (Maryland), is the recipient of the 2014 NAIS Diversity Leadership Award. In presenting the award at the NAIS Annual Conference in Orlando, NAIS Vice President for Equity and Justice Caroline Blackwell noted the importance of Foreman’s diversity work not just at his school, but also in the broader independent school community and in the publi...
Share
Mark as Played
Elizabeth Denevi rejoins Third Space as our first 'three-peat" guest. In this episode, Elizabeth and Jen offer a view into their experiences of being called racist.

About Elizabeth:

As the director of East Ed and co-founder of Teaching While White, Elizabeth works with schools nationally to increase equity, promote diversity pedagogy, and implement strategic processes for growth and development. She also serves as an adjunc...
Share
Mark as Played
Tianna Butler is the Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Coordinator at National Presbyterian School. She has been in education for nearly a decade working as a Lower School Theatre Director, Teaching Associate, and Lead Second Grade Teacher respectively. Her dedication to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion has its roots in her own experiences as a student in both public and independent schools and extends to ensu...
Share
Mark as Played
Keith Hinderlie is a licensed psychologist and educator with over 20 years of working with adults, youth and families in a variety of settings. His professional background includes a unique combination of knowledge about, psychology, personal development, education, leadership, and cultural diversity.

Find out more about Dr. Hinderlie by visiting http://www.keithhinderlie.com
Share
Mark as Played
Students at Mercersburg Academy and their teacher Michele Poacelli share their insights. Michelle teaches English and directs the Writing Center at Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, PA. In December 2020, she taught an elective course entitled, "The Subversive Imagination: Creative Writing for Social Justice" in which students read equity-themed works of fiction and poetry and then conducted their own writing experimen...
Share
Mark as Played
Khyati Joshi co-founder of the Summer Institute for Teaching Diversity and Social Justice - multiple days in multiple locations visit www.idsj.us, Author of White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America (NYU Press, 2020) www.whitechristianprivilege.com, co-editor for Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (3rd edition, 2016)

You might be familiar with this book https://www.khyatijoshi.com/books/teachi...
Share
Mark as Played
Eric Deggans is NPR’s first full-time TV critic, crafting stories and commentaries for the network’s shows, such as Morning Edition, Here & Now and All Things Considered, along with writing material for NPR.org. He also appears on NPR podcasts such as Life Kit, Code Switch, It’s Been a Minute and Pop Culture Happy Hour.

In addition, Eric is also a contributor and media analyst for MSNBC/NBC News and an adjunct instructor in the...
Share
Mark as Played
Camille Gear Rich is a Professor of Law and Sociology at USC Gould School of Law. Her research and teaching interests include constitutional law, feminist legal theory, family law, children and the law, and the First Amendment. She is the founder and Director of PRYSM: The USC Initiative for the Study of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the Law. Rich is widely known for her research on race and gender discrimination and identity-format...
Share
Mark as Played
November 16, 2020 71 min
JENNIFER BROWN is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm that coaches business leaders worldwide on critical issues of talent and workplace strategy. Brown is a passionate advocate for social equality who helps businesses foster healthier, more productive workplace cultures....
Share
Mark as Played
November 2, 2020 44 min
The guide was written to support educators and administrators in preparing for the 2020 Presidential election. Published by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (Summer 2020), the DAY AFTER ELECTION GUIDE includes content on navigating classroom climate, communication, curriculum, legal considerations, professional development, and responding to challenges inside and outside of the classroom.

Shanelle Henry, is the Director...
Share
Mark as Played
Brooke Carroll, Ph.D. is the Principal Consultant and Coach at Acies Strategies, supporting small schools and nonprofits in leadership development, Board development, and strategic thinking and planning. Dr. Carroll holds a doctorate in educational psychology and has over 25 years of experience leading schools and nonprofits. She has served on several school and non-profit Boards in various roles. Prior to consulting and coaching, ...
Share
Mark as Played
Jonathan and Karen share strategies for increasing the capacity for you and your students to discuss challenging topics.

Jonathan C. Zur is President & CEO of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC), an organization that works with schools, business, and communities to achieve success through inclusion. https://inclusiveva.org/. An experienced facilitator and consultant on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusi...
Share
Mark as Played
Katie Leo is a program associate at Facing History and Ourselves, primarily working with schools in the five boroughs of NYC. In her current position, Katie supports educators as they create supportive academic environments where students learn to make ethical decisions with courage and conviction. Prior to joining the staff of FHAO, Katie served as a high school teacher for 11 years, where she taught classes on nonviolence, curren...
Share
Mark as Played
October 7, 2020 64 min
Jen Cort kicks off season three of her podcast by looking back on some of the conversations that she has had over the past two years. The you'll hear in this extended episode provide responses to a question that Jen asks at the end of each episode: "What do you want people to be thinking about now that they've heard this conversation?"
Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    A True Crime Audio Experience Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/casewatch/support

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

    You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly make our lives better. Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale -- the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history -- Laurie will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will change the way you think about happiness. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.

    • Help
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • AdChoicesAd Choices