Ep. 114: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Be Creating Newsletters!

In this episode, I give you my top 5 reasons why you need to be creating newsletters. Whether you are a district office director, principal, or teacher, you need to be creating newsletters for your department, teaching staff, or parents. Check out the episode and get inspired to start creating your newsletters today! 

This episode is sponsored by Smore. Everyone struggles to keep families informed. That’s why Smore offers a one-stop-shop solution for school communications. Their easy-to-use online newsletter tool lets educators create interactive updates that parents actually read. Kickstart communication with templates made for schools. Use features like automatic translation to reach more families. Smore is built with education in mind, which is why it’s trusted by educators in nearly every school district in the United States. Help busy parents stay connected to what’s going on. And don’t rely on a paper flyer to survive the trip home. 

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Ep 128: Slack For Extracurricular Communication With Jarrett Lipman EdTech Bites Podcast

In this episode, I chat with Slack for extracurricular communication between directors, coaches, parents, and students with Jarrett Lipman. Jarrett is the band director for the Claudia Taylor Johnson High School in San Antonio, Texas and uses Slack as the main channel for communicating with his band members and parents. We actually recorded this episode while eating pizza at my house. He also gives us some insight on what it’s like to be a band director of such a high caliber band program.  Connect With Gabriel Carrillo EdTech Bites Website: https://edtechbites.com EdTech Bites Twitter: https://twitter.com/edtechbites EdTech Bites Instagram: https://instagram.com/edtechbites EdTech Bites Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/edtechbites EdTech Bites YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQCZcyW4BkCFQ5P2BLK61xg About Jarrett Lipman Since Claudia Taylor “Lady Bird” Johnson High School (CTJ) opened its doors in 2008, Jarrett Lipman, Director of Bands, has established a tradition of excellence both on the concert stage and on the marching field.  Under Jarrett’s leadership, the CTJ Wind ensemble is a consistent Texas State Honor Band Finalist and performed at the 2019 Mid-West Clinic. On the field, the CTJ Marching Band was named the 2020 UIL 6A State Marching Champions, and is a multi-time Grand National Finalist and BOA Regional Champion.  Beyond CTJHS, Mr. Lipman has served student musicians as a member of the Cadets Brass Faculty (2010-2016) and presently as the Brass Caption Manager for the Boston Crusaders (2017-2022). Mr. Lipman specializes in professional development sessions that focus on creating a culture of excellence, recruiting and retaining students, and relationship building. He is passionate about sharing ideas and investing in the growth of other directors in our profession. Connect With Jarrett Lipman Jarrett’s Website: https://jarrettlipman.wpcomstaging.com/ Jarrett Lipman On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JarrettELipman Jarrett On Twitter: https://twitter.com/jarrettlipman Jarrett On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jarrett.lipman/   Watch Our Conversation On YouTube Slack For Extracurricular Communication With Jarrett Lipman
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  5. Ep. 124: Multicultural Cuisine With The eTwinz At TCCA

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