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We’re Dads. As Dads, we wear lots of different hats. We are educators, we are role models, we are…a lot of things, but we are Dad’s first! Nothing else is more important than our role as a Dad.

#DadsAsPrincipals has teamed up with #MakerDads to bring you #DadsOnDeck - a weekly podcast for Dads, Grand-dads, and other male role models who want to share their stories and experiences.

Jan 17, 2018

On this episode, the guys talk about how the great game of football has played a role in their lives and their children's lives and the traditions that have resulted!


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Dec 15, 2017

On this episode, AJ and Chris talk about how they get involved with and manage some aspects of the holiday experience in their homes.


  • AJ Bianco (@AJBianco) is currently a 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher in New Jersey. AJ is married and has two young boys in his charge. He is also the

Nov 4, 2017

Winston Sakurai and Todd Schmidt share some yule tide goodness for the holiday season!

On this episode, Winston and Todd share insight about their family holiday traditions and discuss the balance that is needed between work and family during the holiday season.


Winston Sakurai (@winstonsakurai) has...

Oct 20, 2017

Eric Ewald and Nick Proud are LIVE from Iowa's annual ITEC!

On this episode, Eric and Nick begin the episode by reflecting on the message of Buddy Berry from Kentucky. If you're not familiar with Buddy Berry, he has a passion for reinventing the K-12 school experience. His School on FIRE (Framework of Innovation...

Oct 7, 2017

Neil and Andy discuss the importance of being present in your kids' lives.

Neil and Andy also tackle to following topics:

  • Are you ever too old for bounce houses?
  • Is your child ever too old to be tucked in?


Dr. Neil Gupta is a school leader from Ohio and the Co-founder Connect with Neil...