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Cougar Byte Podcast

Tune into the Cougar Byte Podcast to hear meaningful conversations about education and learning. Launched in late 2021, we look forward to bringing you new episodes. 

Cougar Byte Podcast, "Part III: Impact"

Cougar Byte Podcast, "Part III: Impact"

In our final part, part three, of this 3-part series, we continue our conversation with Dr. James Knight and his work with cultural humility. 

Hosts: Syma Latif and Cathy Shin

Guest: Dr. James Knight, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at St. Edward High School in Lakewood, OH, as well as a coach/mentor, consultant, itinerant speaker/teacher, equity and inclusion strategist, and author of numerous books including Heart: A Journey Toward Cultural Humility (order here).

"Giving is so liberating...I never met a person who was a big giver who didn't have joy." Dr. Knight

“It's not about me. It's about US.” Dr. Knight


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Please visit our special page dedicated to our 3-part series on Dr. James Knight’s Journey Toward Cultural Humility, featuring his “workbook-style” book called, Heart: A Journey Toward Cultural Humility.


We invite you to visit our special page dedicated to Positive Discipline with Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer, Cathy Kawakami.

In this episode, our guests, Positive Discipline lead trainer Cathy Kawakami and our Head of Early Childhood & Elementary Education Jane Murphy sit down to talk about what Positive Discipline is (and what it isn't), why ACDS adopted it as their SEL curriculum, and how parents also play an integral role in supporting Positive Discipline outside of school.

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In part two of this 3-part series, we continue our conversation with Dr. James Knight and his work with cultural humility. He reminds us that while fundamentally our questions remain constant, answers to questions change day-to-day; on our respective journeys toward cultural humility, it's critical that we not only continue to ask questions but also listen as replies evolve.

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