Welcome to TSBA: Your Education Source - a podcast produced by the Tennessee School Boards Association. Tune in to hear discussions and interviews about legislation, legal topics, policies, and other happenings that affect public education in Tennessee.
Boardsmanship Award Program
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Mark Clark, 2020 TSBA President & Fayetteville board member, as well as Brittany Massey, TSBA Director of Finance & Member Services, about the boardsmanship award program. Join us as we discuss the basics of this program and what board members need to know to make the most of this program.
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Dr. Michelle Fiscus, Medical Director of the Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization Program with the TN Department of Health, and Liz Johnson, Program Director of the Tobacco Prevention Program with the TN Department of Health, about specific issues regarding student health.
For more information regarding the tobacco prevention program, please feel free to contact Liz Johnson at Liz.Johnson@tn.gov or at her direct line (615-253-2991).
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Special Agent Andy Hendrix and Special Agent Jim Cole with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about an initiative designed to combat the sexual exploitation of children. This initiative, Project iGuardian, is an outreach effort to share information about the dangers of online environments, how to stay safe online, and how to report abuse and suspicious activity.
Therapy Dogs in Schools
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Neel Durbin, Director of Schools of Dyersburg City Schools, about therapy dogs and how these types of animals are being incorporated within the school district to create a positive and thriving learning environment for students as well as staff.
For more information as to the BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative, click here to access their website. Additionally, click here for information released by TSBA on its website to better assist school districts in making the decision of becoming members of this cooperative.
Technology in Schools
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Shanna Hensley, Principal at Dobyns-Bennett EXCEL, and Sara Leimkuhler, teacher at Dobyns-Bennett EXCEL, about technology in schools and how Kingsport City Schools has created an innovative approach to personalized learning where technology has helped provide the conditions for success.
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