Episode 113

Episode 113: Equip, Empower, Engage with Dr. Joy Karavedas

Published on: 17th December, 2023

Dr. Joy Karavedas is an experienced leader with over 20 years of executive-level leadership in independent schools and nonprofits.  With a Masters in Education and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Dr. Karavedas actively teaches as a Professor at Bachelors and Masters levels.  She currently holds the position of Director of Research and New Program Development at Orange Lutheran High School where she is responsible for development and oversight of the school’s flexible learning options and pathways exploring innovation in education.

With a strong academic and research focus on development of middle management  leaders for next level leadership, Dr. Karavedas has written multiple publications and made several presentations on a variety of topics including Becoming Your Own Leader, Impact and Influence of Mid-Level Leaders, Leadership for Leaders, Hiring, Training and Retaining Teachers, Women in Leadership, and more.   After multiple academic publications, Dr. Karavedas recently  published her first book, From Striving to Thriving, as a practical guide for growth in leadership and life.  Dr. Karavedas is also the owner of Karavedas Coaching and Consulting which provides individual and organizational coaching and consulting for leaders and teams at all levels.

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Website: drkaravedas.com

Email: drkaravedas@gmail.com

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Leaning into Leadership
A Road to Awesome Podcast
We all want to see successes in both our personal and professional lives. Often, that requires strong leadership. In a time when leadership can be more challenging than ever, this podcast is dedicated to cultivating leaders by elevating the voices of leaders and promoting positivity. Join Dr. Darrin Peppard, lifelong educator and best-selling author, for this mixed platform podcast (some solo, some guest interview) for inspiration and insight, and some great leadership stories from those are living it, excelling at it, and celebrating it. Together, let's lean into leadership.

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Darrin Peppard

Darrin Peppard is an author, publisher, speaker, and consultant focused on what matters most in leadership and education. Darrin is an expert in school culture and climate, as well as coaching and growing emerging leaders, and is the author of the best selling book Road to Awesome: Empower, Lead, Change the Game.

Darrin was named the 2016 Wyoming Secondary School Principal of the Year by WASSP/NASSP and was the 2015 Jostens Renaissance Educator of the Year. In 2017, Darrin earned his Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Wyoming. Darrin was inducted into the Jostens Renaissance Hall of Fame in 2019.

Darrin now shares his experiences from over 25 years in education, specifically those learned as an education leader during the past 13 years. As a ‘recovering’ high school principal, Darrin shares lessons learned and effective strategies from over 25 years in public education to help leaders (both adults and students) to become more effective and positively impact the world around them. Connect with Darrin at roadtoawesome.net