Episode 024: Randy Ziegenfuss, Ed.D.

"How do we create that inspiring vision that will help us break out of that cycle, something that is greater than ourselves, something that can only be achieved by everybody working together."

-Randy Ziegenfuss, Ed.D.

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My guest this week is Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss. Randy currently serves as Superintendent in the Salisbury Township School District, in Allentown, PA.  Prior to his current position, Randy was a classroom teacher, Department Chair, Technology Integration Specialist, Director of Technology and an Assistant Superintendent. Randy is also Clinical Adjunct Professor of Education at Moravian College, teaching courses in inquiry, assessment and technology in the undergraduate, graduate and principal certification programs. He graduated from Moravian College with a B.Mus. degree, earned his M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University in technology leadership, and an Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in educational and organizational leadership. In 2014, the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) recognized Randy as the Outstanding District Administrator for the state of Pennsylvania. In 2015, Randy was recognized by the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) as the Outstanding Leader of the Year.  You can read more of Randy’s work in his blog WorkingAtTheEdge.org and you can listen to his podcast, TLTTalkRadio, which he co-hosts with Lynn Fuini-Hetten at TLTalkRadio.org.

Resources Mentioned

District Website: Salisbury Township School District

Jaime Casep, Google Evangelist

Student-Centered Learning, (including the 5-Pillars) from Education Reimagined

Illuminate, by Nancy Duarte

21 Century Learning (4Cs)

An explanation of the, "Internet of Things"

You can reach Randy on

The District Leader email:  podcast@disrictleader.net

You can subscribe to the District Leader on iTunes

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Additional resources

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