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Executive Director of Strategic Sustainability & Governance Ken Savage joins us to discuss how his new role with the District can help improve the impact schools have on students, why he left the Florida Department of Education to come back to Lee County, and how studying to be a movie director led him to become a teacher.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Aug 19, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  

Allen Park Elementary School 5th grade science and social studies teacher Courtney Black joins us to discuss the amazing experience of students getting the chance to ask real-time questions to an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, what she has in store for next year, and why her favorite subject in school growing up had nothing to do with science.

Posted by Adam Wright  On May 28, 2019 at 9:32 AM
  

South Fort Myers High School Principal Ed Mathews joins us to discuss the role a principal plays in leading a large high school, how to get both students and parents more engaged, and we debate whether or not 'Die Hard' is a Christmas movie.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Apr 29, 2019 at 8:33 AM
  

Ida S. Baker High School Engineering & Design Academy Teacher Mark Drew joins us to talk about life, how students can learn more from engineering than you might think, and the wonders of 3D printing.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Apr 16, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  

Dunbar High School Reading Coach Patty Loverock joins us to discuss her experience as a member of the 1976 Canadian Women's Olympic Track & Field team, why she left a career as a Los Angeles health & fitness journalist to come to Lee County, and how she helps students from other countries make gains to meet graduation requirements.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Apr 01, 2019 at 8:07 AM
  

Assistant Director of Recruitment Suzette Rivera joins us to talk about the upcoming Spring Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 13th, the benefits of working for the school district, and why Lee County is a great place to live.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Mar 25, 2019 at 8:45 AM
  

2018-2019 Lee County Teacher of the Year Jeff Becker (TV Production, Island Coast High School) joins us to discuss why he left a lucrative sales career to become an educator, the importance of teaching students video communication skills, and the impact YouTube has had on traditional media and on the lives of young people.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Mar 18, 2019 at 8:47 AM
  

Kathy Wynne's job is to educate students and parents on the dangers of tobacco, drugs, alcohol, and other negative life choices. She joins us to talk about the rising use of e-cigarettes and the effects they can have on young people.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Mar 08, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  

Lori Brooks, Assistant Director of School Counseling and Mental Health Services for the School District of Lee County, joins us to talk about mental health resources available to students, new legislation, and the impact of social media.

Posted by Adam Wright  On Mar 08, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  

School Board chairwoman Gwyn Gittens (District 5) joins us to discuss her thoughts on becoming the first African American elected to the Lee County School Board, how her education in the field of psychology has helped shape the way she interacts with students, and her goals for the school district moving forward. 

Posted by Adam Wright  On Mar 08, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  
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