Leaving HS Feeling Good About Yourself w/Tim Trendel

The "I" in Win

Apr 19 2022 • 27 mins

#37. Today’s episode features Tim Trendel, Assistant Principal at Saint Patrick High School (Chicago, IL). Tim and I were classmates at St. Pat’s, and this is a conversation that was actually recorded months ago when Tim was just beginning his new role as AP, and before I decided to join him at our alma mater.

Tim has over 20 years of experience in education, serving as a teacher, baseball, and basketball coach, which includes 11 years as a Head Boys Basketball Coach. In this abbreviated episode, we discuss why Tim entered the profession, his decision to transition into school administration, the struggles of today’s classroom teacher, why they need to prioritize personal connections with students and how this ultimately ties into the larger vision of education.

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