Charter School Superstars

Charter School Superstars

A weekly interview series featuring the incredible teachers, administrators, students, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, and other voices that are leading an education revolution.


Ryan Kairalla

Recent Episodes

Ep 84: Project based learning in the virtual landscape with Bob Lenz and Laureen Adams of PBL Works
This week, Ryan sits down with Bob Lenz and Laureen Adams, the CEO and the Curriculum and Program Manager for PBL Works, an acclaimed provider of professional development and support services for K-12 project based learning. On this episode, Bob and Laureen talk about project based learning and what PBL Works does. Our guests give…Continued
Ep 83: Running an effective charter school in Key West with Thomas Rompella of Somerset Island Prep
This week, Ryan is joined by Thomas Rompella, principal at the Somerset Island Prep Charter School in Key West, Florida. Thomas talks to Ryan about the challenges and benefits of running a charter school in this unique city. Our guest provides his perspective on leadership and encouraging innovative ideas from his faculty and staff. Ryan…Continued
Ep 82: Promoting education equity through education technology with Christopher King of We Are Marcus
This week, Ryan sits with Christopher King, an educator, consultant, and activist entrepreneur. Christopher is the founder of We Are Marcus, an education technology venture that builds online character development through digital learning. In this interview, Christopher talks about the We Are Marcus platform and his career in education as an instructor in an urban…Continued
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