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Virtual Extracurricular Activities Keeping Students Connected - Podcast 14

Virtual Extracurricular Activities Keeping Students Connected - Podcast 14

August 25, 2020

Podcast Episode 14 focuses on the topic of Extracurricular Activities in a Distance Learning Environment.

 

Guest Host: Deidra Powell, Director of Communications

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

Social-Emotional Supports Available to Students - Podcast 13

Social-Emotional Supports Available to Students - Podcast 13

August 24, 2020

Podcast 13 addresses some of the social-emotional supports and resources we have for students and specifically, how students and parents can access them.

 

Guest Host: Deidra Powell, Director of Communications

Carol Swanson, Associate Superintendent, Student Services, Earl Pavao, Executive Director and Anthony Damarto, Director

What to Expect on Day 1! - Podcast 12

What to Expect on Day 1! - Podcast 12

August 20, 2020

Podcast 12 provides an overview of what families can expect on the first day of school, Thursday, August 27, 2020.

 

Guest Host: Deidra Powell, Director of Communications

Chief Academic Officer Angela Herrera

Back-to-School Technology Needs - Episode 11

Back-to-School Technology Needs - Episode 11

August 19, 2020

To ensure students and parents get a successful start to the school year with their district-issued technology, listen to Executive Director of Technology Jason Gregg discuss everything from the importance of testing your equipment to helpful resources in the Digital Backpack, and most importantly, who to contact if your student needs technical support. 

 

Guest Host: Deidra Powell, Director of Communications

Executive Director of Technology Jason Gregg

Social and Emotional Learning and Support in Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) - Episode 10

Social and Emotional Learning and Support in Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) - Episode 10

April 8, 2020
NUSD is committed to creating safe and welcoming learning environments where students attend and are connected to their schools. Learn how NUSD supports students with an extensive array of social and emotional learning and support services available to all NUSD students.
 
Guests: Carol Swanson, Associate Superintendent, and Anthony Da Marto, Director of Student Services and Support.
On Track to College - Episode 9

On Track to College - Episode 9

March 5, 2020

Learn about the tools Natomas Unified School District provides for parents to stay informed on their student's progress towards college and career.

Guest: Superintendent Chris Evans with guest David Rodriguez, Assistant Superintendent, Office of the Chief Academic Officer

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

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