CDE Ed Talks Podcast
The California Department of Education podcast talks about various issues in the field of education.
Episode 1: Priority X - School Climate
Published: January 11, 2019, Duration: 00:36:33
This episode talks about school climate, one of the school priorities created by the Local Control Funding Formula. It features an interview with Dr. Susan Levine of the Riverside County Office of Education, who talks about some of the innovative work that her county does to help districts understand and improve school climate.
Episode 2: CDE News Update - May 14 Update from Superintendent Thurmond
Published: May 14, 2019, Duration: 00:21:29
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosts bi-weekly media check-ins to provide an overview of what the CDE is focused on and updates from his office. In his second media check-in on May 14th, he talked about teacher and educator housing, statewide literacy efforts, the May revise to the California state budget, and more. He also answered questions from the media.
Episode 3: Priority X - Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate
Published: May 23, 2019, Duration: 00:41:28
Priority X host Jacquelyn Ollison speaks with educator and researcher Dr. Laura Hallberg (University of the Pacific) about Social and Emotional Learning. This includes talking about Dr. Hallberg’s career working to address school climate issues for disproportionately affected students as well as work that addresses ways to help students feel socially, emotionally, and physically safe.
Episode 4: CDE News Update - June 26 Update from Superintendent Thurmond
Published: June 27, 2019, Duration: 00:15:00
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond talks about his new statewide literacy campaign, charter school authorization, and the state budget.