Sept. 20, 2022

Leading to Provide Opportunities for All through Education with CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Dr. Monica Goldson | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

Leading to Provide Opportunities for All through Education with CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Dr. Monica Goldson | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Monica Goldson, Chief Executive Officer of Prince George's County Public Schools. In the conversation, Dr. Monica Goldson shared the source of her love for education and why she decided not to pursue accounting and become an educator. Monica Goldson also shared the many challenges in leading the school system during the pandemic and the role the school system had to play in supporting families throughout the pandemic. Finally, Dr. Goldson also shared her thoughts on the school system's role in supporting families and preparing young adults for the next stage of their lives. 
 

Some highlights:

-Monica Goldson's upbringing and what led her to choose to study actuarial science

-The significant impact that teachers can have on students' lives

-The real reason why Monica Goldsons committed to becoming an educator

-Finding the balance between being an educator and a parent

-Dealing with the challenges of the pandemic one day at a time

-Dr. Monica Goldson on the important role of communication to keep all stakeholders engaged with the school system

-The fundamental problems that the school system needs to address

-Dr. Monica Goldson's thoughts on career opportunities and education post-high school

-What leaders and principals must do to be able to lead their teams and organizations


Connect with Dr. Monica Goldson:

Prince George's County Public Schools 

Monica Goldson on Twitter

Monica Goldson on LinkedIn


Connect with Mahan Tavakoli:

https://mahantavakoli.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mahan/

 

More information and resources are available at the Partnering Leadership Podcast website: 

https://www.partneringleadership.com/