Leading Through Unprecedented Times

The new Future Ready Schools® (FRS) podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times, looks at how teaching and learning have shifted online overnight due to mandated school closures across the nation. FRS leaders are simultaneously addressing and amplifying equity issues among marginalized groups as schools become the community hub for food distribution and human connection. Listen to powerful stories from school and district leaders who are overcoming adversity and offering their communities hope as they lead through unprecedented times!

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Episode #14 – Learning to Lead Remotely (with Jessica Gomez)

Future Ready Advisor and Elementary Principal in the Colton Unified School District in California, Jessica Gomez (@MrsJessGomez), joins Future Ready's Thomas C. Murray (@thomascmurray) for this episode. Jessica highlights the importance of connecting with students and families out of the school building and ways to continue to build relationships in a remote setting.

Previous Episodes


Episode #13 – Balance & Boundaries (with Dr. Adam Phyall)


Episode #12 – Vulnerability & Mindset (with Dr. Jill Siler)


Episode #11 – You Are Not Alone (with Jerry Almendarez)

The show’s host, Thomas C. Murray (@thomascmurray), serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools®.