Warner Contributes to WXXI Education Policy Series Airing in March/April

WXXI-AM has partnered with the Warner School of Education on a second series of programs on children and education, with Kathleen Stapleton, a master's student in educational policy, developing and producing the shows as part of her field work. Warner School faculty members and students will be guest speakers on some of the upcoming shows.

The following programs are scheduled to air in March/April:

Monday, March 7, from 1 to 2 p.m.-A Safe Space for All: LGBTQ Issues in Schools
This show will focus on the groundswell of work being done by faculty, staff, and students at the University of Rochester on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning [LGBTQ] issues in education. Ed Brockenbrough and BJ Douglass of the Warner School will talk about their work with the Rochester City School District to pilot trainings on LGBTQ issues for elementary teachers, as well as their individual research and advocacy projects on LGBTQ issues in education. Andrew Moran from The College will talk about the Pride Network, Safe Zone trainings, and the development of the LGBTQ Resource Center.

Monday, March 14, from 1 to 2 p.m.-Race to the Top: RCSD School Re-Structuring
This show will feature the following guests: Mary Doyle, chief of School Innovation at the Rochester City School District, and Laura Kelley, special assistant to the superintendent at the Rochester City School District. The goal of School Innovation in the Rochester City School District [RCSD] is to create a portfolio of high-quality schools that provide improved options for students and families. The program will focus on the recent changes and implementations to the RCSD.

Tuesday, March 22, from 1 to 2 p.m.-The Hidden Costs of School Security
This show will feature the following guests: Karen DeAngelis, assistant professor in educational leadership at the Warner School; Scott Martzloff, superintendent of schools at Byron-Bergen Central School District; and Leslie Barnes, deputy chief probation officer at the Monroe County Office of Probation-Community Corrections.

Monday, April 4, from Noon to 1 p.m.-School Violence and Prevention: How Are We doing?
Joining the discussion on school violence will be Adam McFadden, Rochester City councilmember and executive director of Quad A For Kods; Moses Robinson, officer of the Rochester Police Department and school resource officer at East High School; Christine Plumeri from Mentors in Violence Prevention Strategies; and Dwayne Campbell, doctoral student in educational policy at the Warner School. The show will focus on the current state of school violence and prevention programs in the City of Rochester.

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Tags: Ed Brockenbrough, educational leadership, educational policy, Karen DeAngelis