MESPA PrincipalCast

Bite-sized PD in podcast form for principals on the move

The MESPA PrincipalCast is a podcast created by MESPA members, for MESPA members! With a rotating cast of hosts and guests, the MESPA PrincipalCast will touch on important topics like mental health and school culture, as well as featuring stories from principals like you in the trenches. Interested in sharing a story, hosting an episode, or speaking on a particular topic? Get in touch at

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Episode 2: Ashley Farrington

Lake Marion Elementary Principal Bret Domstrand interviews Wayzata Central Middle School Associate Principal Ashley Farrington about his path to becoming a school leader, transitioning from elementary to middle school, how to recruit teachers of color, building class community, and much more! Listen on this page or in your preferred podcast app (Apple PodcastsGoogle Play, Spotify, etc.)

Episode 1: Curtis Slater

Wyoming Elementary Principal Curtis Slater is the first guest on MESPA PrincipalCast, the new podcast from MESPA. In this episode, Lake Marion Elementary Principal Bret Domstrand interviews Principal Slater about his school culture philosophy, his selection as 2018 National Distinguished Principal, his work with PBIS, why he wears those colorful shoes, and much more! Listen on this page or in your preferred podcast app (Apple PodcastsGoogle Play, Spotify, etc.)

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