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Episode 52 Hero Makers and Dream Champions Found In Charter Schools

Are you a Parent, Educator, Leader, Hero Maker, Dream Champion, Cheerleader

Not sure you are, but want to be?? 

This show is for YOU! 

Today, my Guest, Casey Yeazel, Executive Director of Grimmway Schools, has been labeled an underachiever, school nuisance, mistake maker, and cookie crumbler.   I know Casey as one of the finest leaders around. Why? Because he is a Hero Maker, Selfless Cheerleader, and Champion of Dreams. Listen to how the Sisters shaped his young childhood in Catholic school, and how watching Magic Johnson assist others into greatness shaped Casey as a leader among his peers and ultimately led him to turn teachers into Superheros, Parents into Dreamers, and Students into Action Takers. 

You will want to listen until the end of this episode. Casey ties everything together and delivers what i believe is the BEST TRUTH I’ve ever heard on this show.  If you believe in equity, justice, and education for all, this show is for YOU! 

Guest Bio:

Casey Yeazel began his education career in 1996 as a middle school social studies teacher and since has spent most of his career as a high school educator, administrator, and principal. In 2017 he joined Grimmway Schools and is currently the Executive Director.  

Grimmway Schools is a network of K-8 public charter schools in California dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for underserved students in rural areas of Kern County. 

Casey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Administrative Studies from the University of California Riverside, a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount, a Master of Education in Administrative and Policy Studies from the University of California Los Angeles, and is currently completing his Doctorate of Education at the University of California Los Angeles.

Casey currently lives in Bakersfield with his wife Arlene and three daughters: Vanessa, Sophia, and Mia (along with their dog, Oliver the Pug).   

https://www.grimmwayschools.org/

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