20 episodes

Informed conversations with experts from companies producing content for Educational Publishing and Ed-Tech sectors, or working in the broader publishing industry about topics that are impacting them, their operations, and their customers. Hosted by Westchester Education Services and Westchester Publishing Services.

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Informed conversations with experts from companies producing content for Educational Publishing and Ed-Tech sectors, or working in the broader publishing industry about topics that are impacting them, their operations, and their customers. Hosted by Westchester Education Services and Westchester Publishing Services.

    Why Should SEL Concepts be Incorporated into Learning Materials?

    Why Should SEL Concepts be Incorporated into Learning Materials?

    Meg Overman, Senior Supervising Editor for Literacy and SEL at  Westchester Education Services explains why using SEL experts is key to developing quality content effectively. and that now is the time to incorporate social-emotional learning into core content at every grade level.

    • 10 min
    A Conversation with Dave Bailis, Senior Director of Operations, Westchester Education Services

    A Conversation with Dave Bailis, Senior Director of Operations, Westchester Education Services

    Dave Bailis, Senior Director of Operations for Westchester Education Services describes his time with the company from joining in an editorial role to leadership of the day-to-day operations of the division, and discusses some of the unique characteristics of the Westchester team that benefit the work developed for their clients.

    • 18 min
    A Discussion About Culturally Responsive Education and Its Importance for UK Educational Content Development

    A Discussion About Culturally Responsive Education and Its Importance for UK Educational Content Development

    Marquita Celestine, Westchester Education Services UK, asks Kaye Jones, Founder, The Herstorian, and Rebecca Durose-Croft, Content Director and Curriculum Specialist, Westchester Education Services  UK to dive into the definition of CRE (Culturally Responsive Education), how it differs from DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), and explain why CRE can empower all students to achieve academic success.

    • 10 min
    Executing the Westchester Education Services Vision

    Executing the Westchester Education Services Vision

    Kevin J. Gray, President and Chief Content Officer, discusses the launch of the Westchester Education Services division and the successful strategies he has implemented to serve education publishers, ed-tech companies, and industry associations that require curriculum resources.

    • 15 min
    The Westchester Education Services Vision

    The Westchester Education Services Vision

    In this episode, we'll be talking with Paul J. Crecca, President & CEO for Westchester Publishing Services and Westchester Education Services. He’ll be discussing his experience in education publishing, how that inspired him to launch Westchester Education Services, and the strategy that has made the company successful.

    • 17 min
    How Civics Education Relates to Science, Climate Change, and Global Interdependence

    How Civics Education Relates to Science, Climate Change, and Global Interdependence

    Civics education lost favor in many schools due to an increased emphasis on other subject areas. As recent events have shown, students need to understand the importance of civics. Tim helps us understand the connection that civics education has to Science, climate change, and equity, too.  Students who study civics are also more likely to be more informed and engaged citizens in their communities. In this episode, Tim Yetzina, Senior Supervising Editor for Science and Social Studies at Westchester Education Services, shares why there needs to be a renewed focus on history and civics curriculum.

    • 19 min

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