Board of Education → Education Matters
Hosted by the BOE President, Education Matters is a 30-minute talk show where guests discuss education news, curriculum programs and initiatives, as well as challenges that schools, teachers and students face. The show features school success stories and what MCPS is doing to overcome barriers to student achievement.
Education Matters: Summer Preparations for the New School Year
BOE President Philip Kauffman talks with MCPS directors and principals about the many vital activities, tasks and works that take place over the summer months to prepare for the upcoming academic year. This one-hour special program explores new MCPS construction and maintenance projects, the hiring and scheduling process, summer training, the innovative technology initiative and more. Guests include: Donna Redmond Jones, Principal of Rosa Parks Middle School; Kara Trenkamp Director of the Department of Instructional Technology; Alan Goodwin, Principal of Walt Whitman High School; Jeff Martinez, the Director of Department of Human Resources; Kathy Lazor, Director of the Department of Materials Management; James Song, Director of the Department of Facilities Management; and Todd Watkins, Director of MCPS Transportation.