Ep. 12: Dr. Ross Greene of Lives in the Balance
We talk to Dr. Ross Greene about the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions model of care, which focuses on solving a child's unsolved problems instead of just reacting to behavior, a model that can be used by parents, teachers, or caregivers. Dr. Greene is a clinical psychologist who spent 20 years o…
Ep. 11: Carlota Nelson, director of 'Brain Matters'
"Brain Matters" is a new documentary that travels the globe to identify the key elements in helping young children thrive. We speak to director Carlota Nelson about what scientists agree on when it comes to early childhood development. Read more at heraldtribune.com/aspirationsjournalism.
Ep. 10: Myra Jones-Taylor of Zero to Three
We talk about Zero to Three's State of Babies Yearbook and how it takes powerful data paired with personal stories to impact policymakers. Find more at heraldtribune.com/fightforglr.
Ep. 9: Ginger Young of Book Harvest
Ginger Young talks about Book Harvest's pioneering home visitation literacy program, the importance of parent engagement, and the things she's learned after giving away more than a million books in over the eight years since she started Book Harvest.
Ep. 8: Joy Thomas Moore and "The Power of Presence"
Joy Thomas Moore is the author of “The Power of Presence: Be A Voice in Your Child’s Ear Even When You’re Not With Them," which she describes as a love letter to single parents, but is great reading for everyone who has, or works with, children.
Ep. 7: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) George Trautman of Mission Readiness
We talke to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) George TRautman of Mission Readiness about how early childhood education can impact America's military. Plus, Brian gives a quick guide to getting the media to cover your story.
Ep. 6: Adrian Pedroza of Abriendo Puertas
Abriendo Puertas - Spanish for Opening Doors - is a great example of organizations embracing the communities they serve. Find more at heraldtribune.com/fightforglr.
Ep. 5: Michael Bonner on why passion is the key
You might know Michael Bonner as the rapping teacher who was on the Ellen Degeneris show a couple years back. He doesn’t have a program or initiative that people can adopt, but he has a clear understanding of what makes a successful teacher, with advice that applies to anyone who works on helping c…
Ep. 4: Dr. Michele Borba on how empathy is a teachable trait
We talk to Dr. Michele Borba, a former teacher and author of several books, including "Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All-About-Me World," about the importance of empathy and why it is a learned trait.
Ep. 3: Elisabeth Burak on Medicaid, CHIP and early childhood development
We talk to Elisabeth Burak, Senior Fellow at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy's Center for Children and Families, about the impact that Medicaid and CHIP can have on early childhood development and academic success.