We discuss topics related to Rockford Public Schools and the larger Rockford Region.
Episode 25: Learn About the 5 RPS 205 Special Programs
We sit down with Heather Psaltis, Executive Director of Schools & Special Programs at Rockford Public Schools, to learn more about what makes our Special Programs unique in RPS 205. Click here to learn more!
Special Programs at RPS 205 include. Maria Montessori at Marsh, STEAM Academy at Haskell, Two-Way Language Immersion at Barbour, The Gifted Academy and The Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA).
Episode 24: College & Career Academies: A Conversation with RPS 205 Academy Coaches
Learn About College & Career Academies in RPS 205 and what they are and why they are a unique approach to education in high school in an ever changing world.
Episode 22: COVID-19 Conversation with Mayor McNamara & Superintendent Jarrett
We talk with Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara and Superintendent Ehren Jarrett about the challenges and successes of the school district and the city during the COVID-19 pandemic. Make sure to check out the other great blog post and videos on www.rps205.com/205VIBE
Episode 21: School Resource Officer Curtis Sockwell
We sit down with Rockford Police Officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford School Liaison Unit. Officer Sockwell spends most of his time at Auburn High School as a School Resource Officer. He talks about what it’s like working at Auburn and how he makes a difference connecting with RPS 205 students.
Episode 20: Morgan Gallagher, Roosevelt Principal
Learn more about Morgan Gallagher, Principal at Roosevelt Community Education Center.
Episode 19: School Safety
A conversation with the Director of Security, Fred Diehl, about school safety at Rockford Public Schools.