From time to time, Elena joins a podcast for an interview or conversation. We’ve compiled these for your listening pleasure.
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Podcast Interviews with Elena
How to Coach for Equity with Elena Aguilar. Dr. Sheldon Eakins and Elena Aguilar discuss 10 steps to get you started on the path to leading for equity.
Makin’ It Personal
A conversation about intention and impact. Keri Fersner chats with author and educational leader, Elena Aguilar to discuss her views on educational equity, accessing courage to continue moving forward in student centered practices, and how to truly transform the educational system for ALL kids!
Niamh McQuillan is an educator in the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a coach, and a coach of coaches, and she curates a website and FaceBook page about women’s leadership. She interviewed Elena (watch or listen here!) and it was one of Elena’s favorite interviews she’s done. Niamh had really good questions and made Elena think and reflect and reconnect with her deepest sense of purpose.
April 15, 2020
Elena shares advice on how to “re-center the individual child” to create learning experiences and environments that are equitable and responsive to students’ needs — particularly ELLs — while also tending to one’s own resilience.
C3 Connecting, Coaches, Cognition
April 10, 2020
“Resilience is the ability to experience a setback and then spring farther along because of it.” Elena discusses how the 12 habits of resilience are more relevant than ever during this time of crisis.
Teachers on Fire
April 10, 2020
Stories of overcoming hardship and frustration set the tone for this conversation about
April 6, 2020
“By cultivating resilience, teachers can fulfill the intentions that brought them into the teaching profession.” A conversation about the connections between teacher resilience and quality teaching and schools.
The School Leadership Show
September 16, 2019
Guest host Jenn David-Lang of The Main Idea interviews Elena about her book Onward.
How to Make Love
May 7, 2019
In this conversation about making love through creating resilience, Elena discusses why learning to feel emotions is essential to honing resilience, shares guidance on deepening resilience practices, and tells stories about her ancestors.
March 5, 2019
Elena expands on her blog post of the same title, offering five tips for working with a colleague or employee when they feel overwhelmed.
Ed’s (Not) Dead
October 1, 2018
Elena shares her research into supporting the social-emotional needs of teachers and how to systematically prevent burnout in educators at all levels of schooling, as well as the framework she created for this type of support.
Better Leaders, Better Schools
August 15, 2018
A conversation about how addressing injustices in education must include attention to relationships and engagement, as well as building our own resilience.
Principal Center Radio
June 18, 2018
Elena digs into a definition of resilience and why it matters for the health and well-being of educators in this dive into the principles of her book Onward and why it was such an important book to write.
The Ed Narrative
June 15, 2018
In this conversation about how coaching led to Onward, Elena shares how she conceptualizes the work of building resilience, and how her work as a coach helps to build up educators’ capacity.
Cult of Pedagogy
May 6, 2018
“Over and over again, [teaching] puts us in predicaments that test our confidence, wear out our patience, and break our hearts.” Elena discusses with Jennifer Gonzalez the twelve habits of resilience and why it’s worth taking your time to read Onward.