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02/18/21 Launch Pad to Success: Dual Enrollment in El Monte Union
El Monte Union High School District Director of Curriculum and Instruction Hillary Wolfe discusses the District’s commitment to college dual enrollment, new partnerships with Pasadena City College and Los Angeles Trade Tech College, and the future of career technical education.
02/11/21 Coding for the Future: AP Computer Science in Fontana
A.B. Miller High School AP computer science teacher Jay Windley and Summit High School STEM coordinator Jaime Perez discuss Fontana Unified’s Advanced Placement program, equity in education, and the importance of females and other underrepresented groups enrolling in AP computer science courses.
02/04/21 The Future of Gaming: App Design in Monrovia Unified
Monrovia High School CTE teacher Anthony Carlson and senior Charlie Heatherly discuss the student-created gaming app Red Dungeon, the school’s game development team Forge Interactive, the importance of inclusivity in game design, and the opportunities for students in the burgeoning game development field.
01/28/21 Making It Work: Holiday Choral Music in Baldwin Park
Sierra Vista High School Choral Director Suzanne Brookey and Sierra Vista Class of 2010 alumni and piano accompanist Kevin Phan discuss the challenges in putting together a virtual holiday choir performance, how students managed to record their parts at home, and the tradition of music at Baldwin Park Unified.
01/21/21Building a New Life: Perseverance and Leadership in Whittier Union
Whittier High School senior Ashley Perdomo discusses coming to the United States from El Salvador at 10 years old after her parents were granted political asylum, finding a second home at Whittier High, becoming an academic mentor, creating her own Instagram page for young women and following in the footsteps of her mother.
01/14/20 Crossed Paths: Art Education and Post-Secondary Success in Lynwood
Lynwood High School art teacher Luis Vega joins Class of 2007 graduate and Doña Ana Community College history professor Dr. Daniel Santana to discuss the Lynwood High art program, how art education prepares students for a range of career opportunities, and the importance of former students returning to school to share their success stories.