May – June 2021 Issue

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HOW MT. VERNON (NY) CITY SCHOOLS ARE PLANNING THEIR RETURN

Meet  Dr Jeff Gorman, Deputy Supt of Schools for Mt Vernon and  Kelly Hoce of Discovery Education on the effects , long and short trem of COVID on this school district......what they've learned and how they are looking  towards the immediate future and working together for a great school yauear ...
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A VISIT WITH INDIANA’S SECRETARY OF EDUCATION , DR KATIE JENNER

An honor to have Dr Jenner with us at a very busy time of year......what's the update from the Hoosier State regarding school coming back in session, Equity, teacher shortages and other challenges ENJOY EQUITY & ACCESS ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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K12 STEM CAREER RESOURCES FROM THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE

with Marla Wilson of  The STEM Careers Coalition at Discovery and special guest  Rebecca Winkel of API ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK-12' ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMING IN RURAL SCHOOL COMMUNITIES

How the Marshall, Minnesota Ed Service Agency 'SWWC Service Cooperative"  is providing  their member districts with Special Education needs and program resources  for the upcoming school year Pleaae enjoy Equity & Access online journal and so much more at ace-ed.org   ...
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AVID Center’s College and Career Readiness Framework

The AVID Center's Dr. Lynn Kepp on the value of rigorous academic preparation and student voice & agency in K-12 in career prep. ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS" ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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AVID Center’s College and Career Readiness Framework

The AVID Center's Dr Lynn Kepp on the value rigorous academic preparation and student voice & agency in K-12 in career prep ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS" ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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SUCCESS STORIES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DURING COVID

Boxlight's  Krista Walker on the recent experiences at Phoenix Union High School in Arizona...the impact of COVID , the changes and the successes as changes tooks place ...
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SUPPORTING EQUITY FOR BLACK AND HISPANIC GIFTED STUDENTS

An NAGC show with Dr Tarek Grantham from the University of GA and  Dina Brulles, Director of Gifted Ed at Paradise valley School District AZ and  Gifted program Director at ASU  ENJOY OUR ONLINE JOURNAL 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK-12 " AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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An AASA SPEAK OUT ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SEL

 Dr. Shelly Berman , lead superintendent of  AASA's SEL Cohort discusses what happened at their  SEL Summit  last week ...
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SEL & EARLY LITERACY FOR K-3

Our friends from Waterford.org bring us special guest Dr. Kimberley Honnick, who is Director of Educational Programs and Services at Montclair Child Development Center in New Jersey ...
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SAFETY PLUS… IN YOUR SCHOOL WITH A FULL FACE ” CLEAR MASK”

This is a great product for K12 education, a full face clear face mask for your students as they return to school. The psychological effect of seeing their faces and smiles while protecting them from the virus is just a great feeling. ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS PreK-12" ONLINE JOURNAL AT ...
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SAFETY PLUS… BACK TO SCHOOL WITH THE CLEAR MASK

This is a great product for K-12 education: a clear face mask for your students as they return to school. The psychological effect of seeing their faces and smiles while protecting them from the virus is just a great feeling. Click here for the transcript ...
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INTEGRATING DIVERSITY , EQUITY AND SEL INTO VIRTUAL K12 EDUCATION

A conversation with Dr Merle Schwartz of Pearson Education ENJOY OUR  EXCELLENT  ONLINE JOURNAL "EQUITY & ACCESS PreK-12" AT ACE-ED.ORG   ...
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PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

PREPARING STUDENTS FOR  THE FUTURE OF WORK The Stem Careers Coalition returns  with special guest The National Academy Foundation on workforce readiness and how  K-12  and your classroom  fit into the picture. ENJOY OUR ONLINE JOURNAL 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK-12" AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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A COLLEGE GEARED FOR FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS

A COLLEGE GEARED FOR FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS  Pat Riccards of the great social studies learning platform 'Driving Force Institute" now wears another hat too as VP at Coker University, a lovely South Carolina university aiming its programs and admissions to first generation college students and their ultimate success.   ENJOY OUR ...
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THE K-12 CYBERSECURITY LEARNING STANDARDS

THE K-12 CYBERSECURITY LEARNING STANDARDS  We welcome back Kevin Nolen from Cyber.org. This group is all about K-12 understanding the importance of solid computer education and the need for a growing workforce in Cyber security....obviously, I might add ..... with all the hacking and ransomware around ...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUITY IN ASSESSMENT

 Centerpoint Education's Dr Cheryl Harmon and Joey Webb on the changing face of assessment in a post pandemic age where we muct understand the  harm of an inequitable system. ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK12", OUR ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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DISCOVERY ED PUTS EDUCATOR TOOLS AND STUDENT CONTENT TOGETHER IN A NEW PLATFORM

 Planned in Pre-COVID and finally now available to K-12 educators, VP Lance Rogeaux wil explain the oppoprtunities  and possibilities to our audience. ENJOY 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK-12' ONLINE JOURNAL AT ACE-ED.ORG ...
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EQUITY AND THE INFOSYS FOUNDATION USA

EQUITY AND THE INFOSYS FOUNDATION  USA..Kate Maloney , Executive Director of the foundation on digital literacy, equity, and Maker  education and how the Foundation (established to support the less privileged sections of society, create opportunities and strive towards a more equitable society.) is involved in Pre K012 worldwide .   ...
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BUILDING ‘EXECUTIVE FUNCTION’ IN YOUR STUDENTS LEARNING

BUILDING 'EXECUTIVE FUNCTION' IN YOUR STUDENTS LEARNING Jed Applerouth of Applerouth Tutoring is my guest today. They build success for all students by focusing on executive functioning while keeping the important  lessons of failure in mind ENJOY OUR ONLINE JOURNAL 'EQUITY & ACCESS PREK-12" AT ACE-ED.ORG   ...
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MAKING READING FUN AGAIN FOR STRUGGLING ADOLESCENT READERS

MAKING READING FUN AGAIN FOR STRUGGLING ADOLESCENT READERS We welcome Maria Cleary , founder of "Readeezy. Readeezy was developed by Maria, a school superintendent with a disabled daughter who pretty much stopped reading when she was about 11 years old. In fact, she struggled so much with books that she often said, ...
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LEARN ABOUT AN INCREDIBLE ONE SCHOOL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN NEW JERSEY

LEARN ABOUT AN INCREDIBLE  ONE SCHOOL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN NEW JERSEY  Yeah, there is one. Returning guest Superintendent Mary Robinson Cohen serves as both Principal and Superintendent at Roosevelt. What's it's all about? This place is fascinating and you'll find out why ...
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AASL WELCOMES A NEW PRESIDENT : ONE UPON A TIME IN YOUR SCHOOL LIBRARY

ONE UPON A TIME IN YOUR SCHOOL LIBRARY ...........AASL WELCOMES A NEW PRESIDENT We do too as welcome their brand new leader Jennison Lucas from Cody Wyoming..along with Executive Director Sylvia K. Norton....what's up as a new term begins ...
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A RURAL ESA ON THE CHANGING FACE OF EDUCATION

A RURAL ESA ON THE CHANGING FACE OF EDUCATION Our great friends at The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative on their role post pandemic in rural Eastern Kentucky ...
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NOTICE TALK ACT !!! GRANTS AVAILABLE RE STUDENT MENTAL WELL BEING

NOTICE TALK ACT !!! A SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM .... GRANTS AVAILABLE RE STUDENT MENTAL WELL BEING  Mental health concerns in students are real, may be painful and, if left untreated, can have serious, life changing consequences. Early recognition, intervention and treatment of mental health concerns make a positive and ...
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HOW PERRY TOWNSHIP (IN) CREATED EQUITABLE LEARNING EXPERIENCES

HOW PERRY TOWNSHIP (IN) CREATED  EQUITABLE LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR ANY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Hear how they did it with Jane Pollard, their Director of Elementary Education using the right ed tech. Visit ace-ed.org and enjoy '"EQUITY & ACCESS" online journal and see all we do at Consortium  for Equity in Education...that's where ...
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THE EMERGENCY CONNECTIVITY FUND; CONNECTING STUDENTS WHEREVER THEY ARE LEARNING

A 'FUNDS FOR LEARNING ' SHOW  THE EMERGENCY CONNECTIVITY FUND; CONNECTING STUDENTS WHEREVER THEY ARE LEARNING  The leading firm consulting to school districts and libraries on E Rate Funding, Brian Stephens of FFL explains the importance of the newest funding window so that districts can assure that ALL students can ...
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THE “KID” MUSEUM and THE LEMELSON FOUNDATION

THE "KID" MUSEUM  Cara Lesser , Founder and Executive Director of the museum which focuses on maker and invention education is our guest along with David Coronado from the Lemelson Foundation Visit ace-ed.org and enjoy '"EQUITY & ACCESS" online journal and see all we do at Consortium  for Equity in ...
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MOTIVATING STUDENTS WHO DON’T CARE

MOTIVATING STUDENTS WHO DON'T CARE Meet the author of the book of the same name, school psychologist Allen Mendler   Visit ace-ed.org and enjoy '"EQUITY & ACCESS" online journal and see all we do at Consortium  for Equity in Education...that's where all our podcasts are archived too. Your voice is welcome ...
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CREATING CAREER READY, COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS

CREATING CAREER READY, COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS You'll be impressed with what XELLO offers your students as they prepare for college or career. Founder Matt McQuillan and Jeff Harris who now work with over 7 million students are my guests   ...
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