One of the best and most active ESA’s out there, KVEC services the “hollers” and school districts of rural Eastern Kentucky… and what a job they do. Listen as they discuss new projects they are highlighting and the challenges of this crazy year in rural education regarding equity, learning, and communicating.
THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY CURRICULUM WITH INDUSTRY VOICE
Catherine MacKay, president and COO of Amplify is all about equity and quality, and so is her company. Learn about the work they’re doing here.
THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGH-QUALITY CURRICULUM IN THE AGE OF COVID-19
Dr. Angela Watson, Senior Fellow of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy, discusses the role of parents and tells us about a great resource for them.
SPECIAL ED AND COVID… HOW THEY INTERSECT
Hear from Dr. Alecia Mobley, District Director of Special Education at Richfield MN Public Schools, on what this year has been like, what she’s learned so far throughout the school year, and what still needs to done.
A CCSSO SHOW: RHODE ISLAND’S COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
Meet Angelica Infante-Green, the first woman of color and Latina to serve as the Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education for the State of Rhode Island, who brings interesting ideas, perspective and new programs to the little state that does!
SOLVING THE CHALLENGE OF HIRING VIRTUAL TEACHERS
Remote learning is here to stay. To help districts discover what they need to know in hiring teachers who know how to teach virtually, we have Dr. Michael Robinson of Proximity Learning.
EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE FOR GIFTED MINORITY STUDENTS
An NAGC show with a vision to champion underrepresented groups for gifted learning. NAGC Board member Tarek Grantham, from the Dept. of Ed Psych at the University of GA and NAGC past-President Sally Krisel from Hall County Schools in Gainesville,GA are our guests.
AASA ON EQUITY & EARLY LEARNING
Last week, AASA’s Virtual Early Learning Cohort hosted a powerful symposium to discuss equity in early learning. Education Talk Radio host Larry Jacobs was a panelist, as were several of his guests: Supts Peter Finch of West Valley, WA, Summer Schultz of Dell Rapids, ND and Gregg Fuerstenau of Litchfield,IL.
RESPONDING TO DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR
WITH EMPATHY & COMPASSION
Chris Seeley, Program Director for School and Justice Initiatives at The American Psychiatric Association Foundation, discusses a series of programs that help schools and districts address students’ SEL needs.
TRAUMA INFORMED APPROACHES TO STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID 19
Renowned expert Dr. Isaiah Pickens has developed a new program for educators for Presence Learning. Listen to this podcast to hear about it and his remote learning tips on managing student stress, your own stress and creating even more inclusive classrooms in this tough environment.