Innovate & Educate: Rising Education Leaders – Episode 2
Episode Overview: Casey Finestone and Thomas W. Giard III of Waterford Public Schools talk about vision, leadership styles, what school innovation truly means to them.
This Episode’s Guest: Thomas Giard, III, Superintendent of Waterford Public Schools. Thomas strives to foster an environment where students and staff look forward to coming to school each day. He encourages educators to vigorously engage students in the learning process and ensure that all students are college and career ready. Thomas also works closely with a team to provide the social, emotional, and academic well-being of students by fostering a safe and supportive environment. He believes it is important to be proud of our work, celebrate successes, and promote meaningful recognition of our students.
Podcast overview: On our podcast, Innovate & Educate: Rising Education Leaders, we connect with educators to discuss some of the latest and hottest issues facing schools. Our guests are educators who are leading the way in innovation to help improve their schools. They are educators focused on bringing positive change to their districts. The guests are Tech Directors and School Superintendents who are on the forefront of innovation both inside and outside the classroom within their school.