"I spent more time in the principal's office than I did at my desk..." - Debbie talking about her partnership with the principal.
Join Phil Boyte and his guest Debbie Brannam as they talk about creating a great culture in the front office. Debbie has spent her career learning how to make Del Oro High School feel like home to thousands of students and hundreds of staff members. In this podcast, she and Phil talk about the impact the front office has on creating an incredible culture. Debbie shares her perspective on building a great relationship with the leaders she supports, interacting with the community and how important it is to find the right fit for each person working in the office.
Debbie Brannam began working at Del Oro High School in December 1989 as the receptionist; in 1991 she became the secretary to the Assistant Principal’s until she transitioned to her new role as Principals Secretary in 1995. In her role as the Principal's Secretary, Debbie has had the chance to support three different principals, taken on responsibilities as the ASB financial secretary and has been a part of CADA for several years.
Join Phil Boyte and his guest Ted Goergen as talk about building great culture across a large campus. Ted has learned a lot over the years working as the Activities Director at Stevenson High School in Illinois with nearly 4,000 students. Ted shares ideas on how to break down silos within grade levels with ideas like “class karaoke” and how they have engaged students and parents from all different backgrounds. Looking for easy, yet deeply impactful ideas… listen today!
Ted has been in education for 13 years with a background in science. Most of his years in education have been spent as the Director of Student Activities at Stevenson High School. He has not had a year in education that he didn't work with students outside of the classroom in some capacity; such as Intramural Sports, Student Council, or a variety of community service events. At home he has 3 kids who are 10 and under… keeping him busy during ALL HIS FREE TIME. :)