On Location at The Inaugural Bammy Awards – 2012

The Ignite Show filmed on location in Washington DC. Enjoy the specially edited 33 minute HIGHLIGHTS of this first ever awards ceremony honoring educators and "the education village”. Join leaders from around the country who attended the event and celebrate all that is right and good in education today! (33.00)

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When the opportunity presented itself to cover this first-ever honors ceremony for education (that was to be done in a way to mimic the Grammy awards), we decided we could not afford to miss it. Now we know all about shooting on location and are ready to go where teachers want us to go!

The Red Carpet Interviews

In order of appearance: (3:58)
Gail Connelly, Exec. Director of National Elementary School Principals
Eric Sheninger, Principal New Milford HS, New Jersey
Marquin Parks, Farmington Public School
Jason Flom, QED Foundation
Scott Newcomb, 5th Grade Teacher - St. Mary’s Ohio
Rae Pica, Co-Founder BAM Radio
Holly Elisa Bruno, Host of Heart to Heart conversations on BAM Radio Network, Professor of Educational Leadership, Law and Policy, CUNY
Mark Ginsberg, Co-Host of Bammy Awards and Dean of College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University
Mary Broderick, 2011-2012 National School Boards Association President

Blogger Salute, Award and Interviews with “Twitterati”

Watch a 10-min celebration of teachers leading in social media! (10:08)

Education Commentator/Blogger: Sam Chaltain
Eric Sheninger, Principal New Milford HS, New Jersey
Angela Maiers, Founder and President of Maiers Education Services
Steven Anderson, Director of Instructional Technology for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Salome Thomas-El, Head of School at Thomas Edison Charter in Wilmington, Delaware

Visit Their Websites:

Sam Chaltain
Eric Sheninger 
Angela Maiers 
Steven Anderson 
Salome Thomas-El

Special Interviews

In 0rder of appearance: (10:14)

Steven Hicks, US Department of Education ; 2009 Teaching Ambassador Fellow with RESPECT project
Randi Weingarten, President , American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Diane Ravitch, Historian

Poet Taylor Mali “What Teachers Make”

Enjoy this stand up comedic act by an educator for educators! (10:08)

Visit Taylor Mali's website.