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11/12/19 Opportunities of a Lifetime: Achievement at Bonita Unified and Whittier Union Adult School

Bonita Unified School District Superintendent Carl Coles and Assistant Superintendent of Education Services Matthew Wien discuss the District commitment to student achievement and core values that embrace academics, activities, athletics and the arts. Whittier Union Adult School alumnus Sachin Mishra discusses how taking adult school classes have enabled him to acquire his diploma, find a [...]

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11/05/19 Growing Enrollment: Choices in West Covina, Upgrades in Lynwood

Growing Enrollment: Choices in West Covina, Upgrades in Lynwood West Covina Unified Director of Student Services Devon Rose and Edgewood Academy senior Joel Adell discuss what it means to be a California District of Choice and highlight the academic programs and resources available at the District. Lynwood Unified Chief Business Officer Gregory Fromm discusses the [...]

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10/29/19 Star Tech: Cisco Academy in Baldwin Park, AP Computer Science in Buena Park

Baldwin Park High School Principal Dr. Gilberto Rodriguez, Asst. Principal Dr. Josefina Steinmetz and freshman Rene Cisneros discuss a school visit to San Francisco-based IT company Cisco-Meraki, where students received career advice from its CEO. Buena Park Junior High teacher Shelley Andros and seventh-grader Joseph Williams discuss the school’s computer science program, where students learn [...]

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10/22/19 Full Steam Ahead: Sailing Academy in Buena Park and Parent Academy at Bonita Unified

Buena Park Junior High program specialist Debbie Clark discusses an ocean conservation program where junior high students learn to swim, sail and build waterproof robots. Bonita Unified Senior Director of Specialized Services Mark Rodgers and Coordinator Danielle Walker discuss the District’s Parent Partnership Academy, which offers training on such topics as modern technology to individualized [...]

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10/15/19 Preparing for the Future: International Baccalaureate in Fontana Unified in the Primary Years and Over the Years

Fontana Unified Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Miki Inbody discusses the District’s International Baccalaureate K-12 continuum, which will include a Primary Years Program at Dolores Huerta International Academy and a Middle Years Program at Southridge Tech Middle School. Jurupa Hills High School Principal Caroline Labonte joins Middle Years Program coordinator Randy Bertok and Diploma [...]

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10/08/19 Excellence in Education: LA County Teachers of the Year in Paramount, West Covina

Paramount Park Middle School intervention teacher Felicia Akuamoah, a Los Angeles County Office of Education 2019-20 Teacher of the Year, discusses the school’s acclaimed student support service program, Panther Academy, and the rapport she shares with her students. Orangewood Elementary School kindergarten and Spanish dual-language immersion teacher Karla Toledo, a Los Angeles County Office of [...]

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10/01/19 Making Progress: Special Education in Monrovia; Facilities Upgrades in West Covina

Monrovia High School WorkAbility and Transition Program Partnership Coordinator Kymberly Hirst discusses the school’s Roasters coffee cart program, which teaches independence and life skills to students in special education. West Covina Unified Assistant Superintendent Dr. Drew Passalacqua discusses facilities upgrades funded by a $143 million bond measure passed by voters in 2016, including a newly [...]

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09/24/19 Ready to Go: New Administration in Bassett, Energy Conversation in El Monte

Part 1 Newly appointed Bassett High School Principal Hector Vasquez discusses his first month at Bassett Unified, his initial meetings with faculty, staff and parents, and his goals for the 2019-20 school year. Part 2 El Monte Union High School District Facility and Energy Manager Lena Luna discusses the District’s “Go Green” initiative and how [...]

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09/17/19 The Art of Outreach: Attendance Awareness in Inglewood, Storytelling in Rio Hondo

Inglewood Unified Director of Student Support Services Katrina Taylor and LACOE Director of Student Support Services Dr. Michelle Castelo Alferes discuss the District’s “Every Student, Every Day” attendance campaign. Rio Hondo College Art Gallery Director Robert Miller and Arts Division Dean Dr. Grant Linsell discuss the gallery’s exhibition Cuentista, part of the fifth SUR:biennial, an [...]

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09/10/19 Rules of Engagement: AVID in Lynwood, Parent Link Crew in Fontana

Lynwood Unified Assistant Director of Education Services Christine Manson discusses how Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) helps first-generation college-goers prepare for higher education and a new AVID program that aids English learners. Fontana Unified’s Summit High School Link Crew Coordinator Jennifer Karpinski and Parent Link Crew mentor Heather Mead discuss Summit’s Parent Link Crew pilot [...]

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