The InnovatED Podcast
with Carli Parsons & Sandy Millar
The InnovatED podcast seeks to further the conversation around the future of education. Featuring educators, industry experts and community leaders this podcast will explore the 21st Century Learning Competencies and how they can best prepare students to succeed. InnovatED is a space you can come to for rich discussions around the future of work and learning, the future of education, and how educators can innovate to develop future ready students.


All Episodes

In Episode 12 on the InnovatED podcast Sandy & Carli chat with Rick Pardo, Vice Principal with the TVDSB and former coordinator of Culture & Innovation.  Learn about the TVDSB School Within a School Program and the lessons learned from…

Carli and Sandy chat with Jacqueline Newton,  Superintendent of Ingenuity & Innovation and Milton schools  with the Halton District School Board.   We talk about creating a buzz for innovation, bringing others along for the ride and taking risks to…

Sandy and Carli chat with educator extraordinaire and award winning teacher Rahim Essabhai who is a teacher at John Polanyi CI with the TDSB.   We discuss the importance of serving your students by inspiring them to serve others, and the ways that…

Sandy and Carli chat with Andrew Bieronski, TELT and educator extraordinaire with the Waterloo Region District School Board about taking risks, doing things differently and disrupting the system.  

Sandy and Carli chat with Jeremy Hedges, CEO and Founder of InkSmith & The Canadian Shield.  Hear about The Canadian Shield’s ultimate pivot during the Covid-19 pandemic, taking risks and how experiential learning opened the doors to Jeremy’s…

Sandy and Carli chat with Nogah Kornberg, Director of I-Think.  They talk about being “notebook people” and the value in having students solve real world problems using integrative thinking.  

In this episode Carli & Sandy chat with Anika Guthrie from the Lakehead District School Board.  Anika is the First Nations, Metis and Inuit Coordinator and the chair of the Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee.  We learn about two way teaching…

In this episode Carli & Sandy chat with Laura Galbraith, Director of Community Impact at Vidyard.  We discuss the power of community connection and how to set your students up for success by helping them to discover their true passion. 

In this episode Sandy and Carli chat with Tina Wilton, Talent Program Manager at Communitech in Waterloo ON.  

In this episode Sandy and Carli chat with Jennifer Shortreed, System Administrator with the Waterloo Region District School Board. 

Meet Carli and Sandy-the co-founders of InnovatED.  Learn about who we are, what we do, and how this podcast came to be!