E27 How to Keep Your Students Motivated and Cultivate a “Bighorn Attitude”, with Ken Cervantes

Episode Description

“Make your school a better place than it was when you started.” – Ken Cervantes

In this episode, we chat with local legend Ken Cervantes! We discuss lessons in leadership, how to keep students motivated, advice to young administrators/teachers, and much more. See below for a full list of topics covered in this episode and tune in to hear more!

Key Topics Covered in This Episode:

  • Ken’s credentials and background
  • How he knew he wanted to work with middle schoolers
  • Being a leader and how he incited enthusiasm with his staff
  • Advice for other leaders and resources to help
  • Lessons on leadership he teaches his students
  • How to motivate your students
  • The ways Ken lives out the “Bighorn Attitude” in his day-to-day life
  • His thoughts on the current trajectory of the education system
  • Advice to young administrators and teachers, especially those contemplating their futures after covid
  • The best piece of advice he has ever received
  • What fills Ken’s cup and keeps him going when things get tough

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