Every adult has the power to be a positive influence in the lives of the children we live and work with. To offer less is to miss an opportunity to help a child reach his/her full potential. In this podcast I talk with Salome Thomas-El (aka Principal El), nationally recognized educator and author of The Immortality of Influence: We Can Build the Best Minds of the Next Generation (Dafina Kensington 2006).
About Salome Thomas-El
Salome Thomas-El, AKA Principal El, is a superstar educator, educational expert and consultant. He was a teacher and principal with the Philadelphia School District from 1987-2009 where he received national acclaim as an educator and chess coach. Principal EL is a regular contributor on “The Dr. Oz Show” and the author of the best-selling book, I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City (Dafina Kensington 2003), about his teaching experience in the inner city, and his new book, The Immortality of Influence, which stresses the importance of mentoring, parenting and service to others. More info at: PrincipalEl.com
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