Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Warren County's Teacher of the Year 2014/2015 award recipient, Ann Marie Ball, to discuss Project Impact, her program which builds strong relationships between teachers, students, and community members to help organize community outreach programs. Joining Ann Marie Ball is Audra Churetta, a 13-year teacher at Andover Morris Elementary School and Susan Schweitzer a 22-year secretary at Freeman Elementary.
Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus offers the only one if its kind Arts Administration four-year major this year. Elizabeth Rose Flaherty and Kenneth Thigpen Jr. speak with hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle about the special offering as well as other educational art related opportunities.
Host John Pearce discusses charter schools for arts education. Joining him in the studio is Dr. Thomas Lubben, founder of the Lehigh Valley Charter H.S. for the Performing Arts (Bethlehem) and founder of the Arts Academy Charter Middle School (Salisbury Twp.) and Carrie Moore, Alumnae Outreach Coordinator at Cedar Crest College and president of the board, Berks Arts Academy Charter H.S. (Reading).
Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow explores the difficulty in finding a stable career in education. Her guest is Stephen Lawrence who, at 30 years-old, recently began teaching abroad at an international school in Macau, China after spending 5 years in New Jersey school districts.
Eleanor Bobrow discusses preparing your child for an unpredictable world. Her guest is Marcie Lightwood, a parenting educator and seasoned group facilitator. Marcie is the Schools Program Coordinator for the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, a social worker for the Trinity Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen, and provides parenting education for a number of human service organizations.
This week's topic is studying abroad for highschoolers. Host John Pearce speaks with: Hugh McMullen, local coordinator of Academic Year in America; Vanessa Lukiewski, a German highschooler currently at Parkland High School; and her host mother, Marlene Merz. (Original air-date 5/22/2014)