11 episodes

The recipe for student success is complex. Many students come to school with tremendous academic and non academic obstacles. Schools and school systems are searching for ways to address the growing needs of students while remaining faithful to their core mandate to educate. ConnectEd explores the challenges facing our education system and how vital community resources are making a positive difference in the lives of our students. The 11 video-podcasts feature interviews with educational and community leaders covering a variety of topics. Our first season of ConnectEd features topics ranging from new directions in educational leadership and innovative approaches to partnerships with community organizations that are changing the ways that students, parents, schools and communities work together for success. ConnectEd informs, engages and challenges our assumptions about how to educate our students for success. Visit theConnectEdshow.net for video podcasts.

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The recipe for student success is complex. Many students come to school with tremendous academic and non academic obstacles. Schools and school systems are searching for ways to address the growing needs of students while remaining faithful to their core mandate to educate. ConnectEd explores the challenges facing our education system and how vital community resources are making a positive difference in the lives of our students. The 11 video-podcasts feature interviews with educational and community leaders covering a variety of topics. Our first season of ConnectEd features topics ranging from new directions in educational leadership and innovative approaches to partnerships with community organizations that are changing the ways that students, parents, schools and communities work together for success. ConnectEd informs, engages and challenges our assumptions about how to educate our students for success. Visit theConnectEdshow.net for video podcasts.

    ConnectEd Show – George White

    ConnectEd Show – George White

    George White 
    Topic:  Educational Leadership
    Successful educational leaders understand that student success is measured in many ways.  In this podcast, George reflects on the important qualities of educational leadership in ever changing settings.

    • 39 min
    ConnectEd Show – Joseph Roy

    ConnectEd Show – Joseph Roy

    Joseph Roy
    Topic:  Road Map to Educational Excellence
    Adopted by the Bethlehem Area School District, the Road Map to Educational Excellence is based in research and provides a district framework for addressing the academic and non academic challenges of students.

    • 31 min
    ConnectEd Show – Norma Nunez Ruch

    ConnectEd Show – Norma Nunez Ruch

    Norma Nunez Ruch
    Topic: El Sistema
    El Sistema is an innovative program that teaches music, character development and teamwork as students form an orchestra.  Norma shares her experience growing up with El Sistema and leading the movement in the Lehigh Valley.
     

    • 35 min
    ConnectEd Show – Jessica Baker

    ConnectEd Show – Jessica Baker

    Jessica Baker
    Topic:  Social Emotional Learning
    Academic achievement is often stalled when young people struggle with significant social emotional challenges.  Jessica Baker shares her experiences in working with students and the hopeful strategies and interventions that help develop coping skills and resiliency.

    • 28 min
    ConnectEd Show – David Jones

    ConnectEd Show – David Jones

    David Jones
    Topic:  My Brothers Keeper
    My Brothers Keeper is a national initiative that addresses the challenges of young men of color.  David discusses the purpose of My Brothers Keeper and how it addresses the unique challenges in the Lehigh Valley.

    • 26 min
    ConnectEd Show – Dale Erquiaga

    ConnectEd Show – Dale Erquiaga

    Dale Erquiaga
    Topic: Communities In Schools
    As the new President of Communities In Schools, Dale shares his vision for addressing the needs of the nations most vulnerable students and how CIS services can help students to stay in school and succeed in life.

    • 26 min

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