Episode #19: A Conversation with Superintendent Dr. Joseph Davis

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Dr. Joseph Davis is not only leading the charge to restructure an entire school district, but also managing to keep the quality of academic success high. Raised in North Carolina by his mother and grandmother,  Dr. Davis learned the value of hard work and a good education at a young age. Motivated by his love of people and relationships he has excelled at providing leadership and a love for learning to hundreds of teachers and administrators. Join me as I chat with Dr. Davis about the challenges and rewards of his role as the Superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

 

photo via ktrs.com

In this episode you’ll hear…

  • How Dr. Davis got to the position he’s in today
  • How he supports the students and teachers in his schools
  • The importance of finding your purpose

 

photo via blog.k-12leadership.org

 

“When we can find our place in life and know our purpose,  that’s the stuff that matters.”


“Change is hard, it’s hard for adults and it’s hard for children too, but you have to do it, you don’t stop because of that, you do it because of that and not in spite of that.”

 

— Dr. Joseph Davis, The Classroom Matters Podcast

 

Links to…

Dr. Davis’ Twitter

His staff page