Cafeteria DJs: What, Why & How

Our teachers do so many things to amplify student voice in their classrooms. It's important for me to find different ways to support the work our team does on a school-wide level. Sometimes this translates into direct support of a teacher's idea or request, and other times it involves investing indirectly into a school culture that supports staff and students. A few years ago we started a little experiment in the cafeteria. We implemented a "Cafeteria DJ" program to provide kids an opportunity to select music that they wanted to listen to during lunch. (Occasionally we have educators contact us to ask about ou