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 87: Giving students autonomy through executive function coaching with Gavin and Britt of Kairos Academies
This week, Ryan sits with Gavin Schiffres and Britt Kelleher, the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Kairos Academies. On this episode, our guests talk about the backstory of founding Kairos and their school’s 1-to-1 executive function coaching model for students. Our guests also talk about the effects that this model has in…Continued
Ep 86: Education policy for K-12 education with Maria Ferguson of the Center on Education Policy
This week, Ryan interviews Maria Ferguson, the Executive Director for the Center on Education Policy, a national public education advocacy group based out of Washington, DC. On this episode, Maria talks about the work that the Center on Education Policy does and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted K-12 education policy. Maria also provides advice…Continued
Ep 85: Providing distance learning opportunities with Antonio Roca of Academica Virtual Education
This week, Ryan sits with Antonio Roca, the Managing Director of Academica Virtual Education, an education service provider that provides an array of digital learning operational and support services for virtual and brick-and-mortar schools throughout the United States and worldwide. On this episode, Antonio talks about Academica Virtual Education and how it has expanded its…Continued
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