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Bright Spots: The Podcast

A spin off of our print publication, Bright Spots: The Podcast highlights the work in the region through conversations with WREN staff and local educators working to effect systemic change in their schools, districts, and communities.

Michelle Hjelm and Professional Development (Ep. 2 Pt. 1) — Meet WREN's Professional Development Coordinator Michelle Hjelm as she pulls back the curtain to show what's involved in getting our amazing professional learning opportunities off the ground, including how our waitlist process operates, upcoming learning opportunities, and more! (30 Minutes)

Amanda Sarles and Leading Change (Ep. 1 Pt. 2) — Co-hosts Cameron Yee and Aly Nestler visit with Amanda Sarles, a music teacher at Siuslaw Elementary School in Florence, OR. Amanda talks about her journey as an educator and the path that led her to joining the WREN Coordinating Body and then leading a change project in her district. (35 Minutes)

Aly Nestler and Improvement Science (Ep. 1 Pt. 1) — In the debut episode, meet WREN's Lead Continuous Improvement Coach, Aly Nestler; learn how improvement science differs from continuous improvement plans; and find out about the WREN's new PD Follow-Up Coaching options. (31 Minutes)

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