7 episodes

Welcome to the Inside HCPSS podcast, a podcast produced by the Howard County Public School System centered around conversations with HCPSS Superintendent, Dr. Michael J. Martirano. HCPSS is a K-12 school system located within Howard County, Maryland, a suburban community situated midway along the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

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Welcome to the Inside HCPSS podcast, a podcast produced by the Howard County Public School System centered around conversations with HCPSS Superintendent, Dr. Michael J. Martirano. HCPSS is a K-12 school system located within Howard County, Maryland, a suburban community situated midway along the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

    Dr. Martirano’s Final Episode

    Dr. Martirano’s Final Episode

    Welcome to the Inside HCPSS podcast, a podcast produced by the Howard County Public School System. Today's episode is a special one as we bring you a brief message in-between Season One and Season Two of Inside HCPSS.On November 17, Dr. Martirano announced his decision to retire as HCPSS Superintendent. Before his final day, he wanted to share a heartfelt message to the HCPSS community.View a full transcript of this episode.

    • 15 min
    A Quality Educator in Front of Our Students Every Day

    A Quality Educator in Front of Our Students Every Day

    Today's episode is about our staffing efforts and a few of the key initiatives directly supporting our educators. This work includes our outreach in recruitment and hiring, a competitive wage and benefits package, starting our new educators on the right foot with New Educator Orientation, and strengthening our classrooms with National Board Certified educators.Joining Dr. Martirano today will be two guests: Ella Bradley, Coordinator for Human Capital Recruitment, Retention, and Talent Acquisi...

    • 23 min
    Learning to Read; Reading to Learn

    Learning to Read; Reading to Learn

    Today's episode is about our elementary reading program. The program provides multi-faceted reading instruction and supports with the primary goal of preparing our young students to be strong, capable readers throughout their educational journey.Joining Dr. Martirano today will be two guests: Stephanie Milligan, Curriculum Coordinator for Elementary Language Arts, and Shannon Fuller, Coordinator of K-12 Reading Intervention.We hope you enjoy this conversation about our elementary reading prog...

    • 29 min
    Special Education: No Two Students Learn the Same Way on the Same Day

    Special Education: No Two Students Learn the Same Way on the Same Day

    Today's episode is about our Special Education program, a program providing a continuum of services for children from birth to age 21 with a wide range of individual needs.Joining Dr. Martirano today will be the HCPSS Executive Director of Special Education, Dr. Terri Savage. For over 25 years, Dr. Savage has served special education students and their families both directly inside the classroom and via leadership roles across multiple counties in Maryland.We hope you enjoy this conversation ...

    • 30 min
    Dual Enrollment

    Dual Enrollment

    Today's episode is about our Dual Enrollment program, a partnership between HCPSS and Howard Community College to expand options for students to gain college credits, explore possible careers, and earn an associate degree while in high school.Joining Dr. Martirano today will be the program's coordinator, LaRee Siddiqui and Sarah Tokar, a River Hill High School teacher experienced in teaching dual enrollment courses.We hope you enjoy this conversation.View a full transcript of this episode

    • 26 min
    Opening a New School

    Opening a New School

    Note: HCPSS High School #13 is now Guilford Park High SchoolToday's episode is about the prepatory work in place to open HCPSS High School #13. Joining Dr. Martirano today will be the school's principal, Joshua Wasilewski and the assistant principal, Adrienne Williams.Principal Wasilewski has been with the Howard County Public School System for 21 years and was named HCPSS Principal of the Year in 2019. He's served as a teacher, assistant principal, and as a principal at multiple schools befo...

    • 36 min

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