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NUSD’s Parent University Equipping Parents for Student Success - Episode 8

NUSD’s Parent University Equipping Parents for Student Success - Episode 8

February 14, 2020

NUSD’s Parent University offers a wide array of workshops and classes to support parents/guardians in raising successful students. From workshops on technology to college preparation to one of our most popular courses "Love and Logic," Parent University is a resource specially designed for the needs of NUSD's parents.

Guest: Lisset Mijares, Coordinator, Office of the Chief Academic Officer

Chris Evans, Superintendent

Award-Winning Constituent & Customer Services - Episode 7

Award-Winning Constituent & Customer Services - Episode 7

January 22, 2020

Learn how Natomas Unified supports and addresses the needs of the community through its award-winning department Constituent & Customer Services.

Guest: Heidi Lattuada, Director of Constituent & Customer Services

Chris Evans, Superintendent

Newly Designed Elementary Report Cards - Episode 6

Newly Designed Elementary Report Cards - Episode 6

October 28, 2019

Having a comprehensive and easy to read format that clearly shows a student's performance is integral for parents to be better equipped to help their child succeed. That was key in the redesign of Natomas Unified's elementary report cards. Launching in fall 2019, parents will learn in this episode the extensive work that went into the development, what's different, and why this matters.

Guests: Doug Orr, Associate Superintendent and Tonja Jarrell, Principal, Paso Verde and Host Chris Evans, Superintendent.

Impact and skills gained through sports - Episode 5

Impact and skills gained through sports - Episode 5

October 9, 2019

Building character, boosting self-esteem, discipline, and learning to work in teams are invaluable skills that athletes take away from their time participating in sports. Superintendent Chris Evans discusses the short and long-term benefits with Coach Moriah Finch of Leroy Greene Academy. 

Guests:
Moriah Finch, English Teacher, Varsity Basketball Coach & Assistant Athletic Director, Leroy Greene Academy
Chris Evans, Superintendent, Host
CTE Pathways, providing real-work experiences and skills for students to prepare for jobs of today and future - Episode 4

CTE Pathways, providing real-work experiences and skills for students to prepare for jobs of today and future - Episode 4

September 19, 2019

Learn about the Career Technical Pathways that are preparing students for success after high school whether it's continuing on to college or going directly into the workforce.

Guests:

AJ Giersch, Director of Career Technical Education

Chris Evans, Superintendent, Host

Why playing an instrument positively impacts kids - Episode 3

Why playing an instrument positively impacts kids - Episode 3

September 5, 2019
The benefits of a child playing a musical instrument are endless. That's why Natomas Unified offers band in elementary through high school. Superintendent Chris Evans talks to one of the district's top music teachers about how playing music can enhance a child's academic performance, social and life skills, and so much more.
 
Guests:
Jeff Galindo, Teacher, Natomas Middle School
Chris Evans, Superintendent, Host
Attendance Matters - Episode 2

Attendance Matters - Episode 2

August 19, 2019

Over 8 million U.S. students miss nearly a month of school each year. In this episode, Superintendent Chris Evans and special guests share facts about attendance and how it significantly impacts a child’s future long-term.

Guests:

Shea Borges, Executive Director, Office of the Chief Academic Officer

Colleen Perry, Principal, Two Rivers Elementary School

Natomas Unified School District Podcasts 2019 – Episode 1

Natomas Unified School District Podcasts 2019 – Episode 1

August 8, 2019

Helpful tips and resources for parent to support their students for successful school year.