Episode 6

Adria Renke, President of Brophy College Prep in Phoenix, AZ

Adria Renke is the President of Brophy College Prep in Phoenix, Arizona, and has decades of experience in education. We have a wide ranging conversation about the importance of curiosity, organization and confidence in a young person's educational journey.

Adria also has a interesting perspective on worldwide diversity and the role our schools can play in forming citizens of the world. And finally, we talk about the importance of belonging to a people and of learning a moral code in the educational experience. 

A quick editor's note. I mentioned two books in this podcast:

The first is Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. And the second is How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World by Neil Irwin.

About the Podcast

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Who Needs School?
Conversations about the future of Education

About your host

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Joe Vollert

I have worked in education for over 30 years as a teacher, coach and administrator for a school that has reliably produced well-educated, productive citizens for over 160 years in San Francisco and for over 450 years around the world.