Podcast: The Ed Narrative – A Conversation on Finding One’s Voice
March 15, 2019
Listen to Jennifer on The Ed Narrative podcast in a conversation about finding one's voice.
This episode is a great one not just for new teachers, but for anyone who works with people (basically everyone then…) In this episode, The Ed Narrative talks with Jennifer about her work as a voice coach (see her blog for more information) the ins and outs of self-advocating, and speaking up when something is not right. They also discuss her upcoming book, Swimming in the Deep End.
About Jennifer Abrams
Jennifer Abrams considers herself a "voice coach," helping others learn how to best use their voices – be it collaborating on a team, presenting in front of an audience, coaching a colleague and supervising an employee. Jennifer holds a Master's degree in Education from Stanford University and a Bachelor's degree in English from Tufts University. She lives in Palo Alto, California. Jennifer's latest book is Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives. Her previous publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicating, Collaborating & Creating Community and Hard Conversations Unpacked – the Whos, the Whens and the What Ifs. She has also created a Corwin Press e-course by the same name.
Work with Jennifer
Praise for Jennifer
“Our school’s work with Jennifer Abrams has sown the seeds of stronger communication skills among the adults in the building. This has only served to strengthen the integrity of communication between staff and students as well. We’ve added her language to our expectations: honest, humane, and growth-producing conversations occur regularly.”