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Educating Our Communities on Solutions----Barry Skywalker, Walter Davis and Laurie Anspach
Sat. Jan. 18, 5 PM Eastern, 2 PM Pacific
We explore the hope and possible solutions for military families. Barry Skywalker advocate for human rights, has a special interest in educating families of the military on their rights in terms of declining the psychiatric meds and the benefit of getting fully informed on the facts regarding mental health. He is joined by Director of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida, Laurie Anspach. These two advocates are dedicated to protecting the rights of our heroes, our soldiers, and their families.
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Ensuring access to educational opportunity for children who are incarcerated is critical to ensuring their life success. Successfully delivering high-quality academic programming to students in juvenile detention facilities while also supporting their social and emotional needs is incredibly important and also can provide valuable lessons for all educators about what works well for any child.
Barbara Paz Cornejo is Vice Principal at the Maya Angelou Academy located at the New Beginnings Youth Development Center, a juvenile detention facility in Washington, D.C. She talks with us about her experiences successfully educating children behind bars, and she shares information for educators and caregivers about how best to educate, and love, all of our children.
Host Allison R. Brown is the President of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC), which creates education equity plans and promotes equity in education in compliance with federal law.
We are excited to welcome back V. Mark Durand to discuss the important topic of educating our medical professionals outside of the specialized field of autism. Dr. Durand's book Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Guide for General Practititioners is aimed at helping clinicians screen for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), treat higher functioning individuals with ASD, and assist family members.
V. Mark Durand is known worldwide as an authority in the area of autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Durand is currently a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Autism Society of America and is on the board of directors of the International Association of Positive Behavioral Support. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions and serves on a number of editorial boards. His books include Severe Behavior Problems: A Functional Communication Training Approach, Sleep Better! A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs, and most recently, When Children Don't Sleep Well: Interventions for Pediatric Sleep Disorders.
Dr. Durand developed a unique treatment for severe behavior problems that is currently mandated by states across the country and is used worldwide. He also developed an assessment tool that is used internationally and has been translated into more than 15 languages. He has been consulted by the departments of education in numerous states and by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education. His current research program includes the study of prevention models and treatments for such serious problems as self-injurious behavior.
Join me in a conversation with Author and Advocate for Fertility Miriam Zoll. We will discuss her book Cracked Open and educate you about for fertility options.
Cracked Open takes an unvarnished look at the netherworld of assisted reproduction and its sometimes joyous outcomes but, more often, its attendant agonies, failures and resulting emotional traumas.
This week the Sistas are live with Dr. Stephen C. Finley an assistant professor of religious studies and African and African-American studies at Louisiana State University. Finley's work includes research on Malcolm X and Gender, and the African-American religious experience including the lives of African-American Latter-day Saints. Be sure tune in and find out how Dr. Finley diagnoses Mormonism and much, much more!
Dr Linda Anderson, Chair, Clinical Psychologist, Professor and Consultant, Behavioral Health - CUNY/ Hostos Community College will be our guest. This is a very important topic at the intersection of economic development and education for a community. Hostos was a college built by demand and maintained by tenacity. On June 9th learn what true grit looks like up against statistics that remind you everyday what that the odds are you are building first generation dreams. Learn what it takes to educate beyond the test and the grade to the human heart and mind that refuses to not be liberated.
Bring what you believe education does for those seeking and aspiring. Let's test to see if that belief can stand up against the environment and community education fosters. Is education still a form of freedom? Discover if a liberated mind is the goal or the by product. We will share how one woman leads the educators and instructors while advocating for the students day in and day out while managing a diverse career and authoring articles as well as a book.
You Know & I know that Athletes now LIKE the University of Kentucky motto:, it's the 1 in done. 2years in I'm through. (Pro's & Con's)
Teaching Athletes the Pros & Cons about sports and education. Learning how to Educate your Money. Also understand how to Leverage your gift. Educating yourself when you get the BIG contracts.Who do you use when you get theBIG signing contract. Leatrn how to sell yourself, and use leverage for Post-Career events.
Special Guest: Cheryl Amantea
The Hip-Hop Generation:Unmasking Success for Educating Urban Students
Pike Metropolitan School District (IN) is successfully changing negative images of its schools and successfully educating most of its students. Show hosts and guests will discuss their road map for change and positive outcomes that are occurring for urban students in this award-winning district. Join us for enaging conversation and learning and specific strategies to advance a school district to the next level of excellence.
Do you know the expulsion rate for your city? Do you know middle or high school-aged youth in your community who have been expelled or are otherwise not planning to go "back to school" during the 2013-2014 school year?
What is their plan? What can parents and community faculty members do to ensure that these students still have access to quality educational resources and learning mentors?
This week on NCEBCTalkRadio, we welcome Mr. Terrance Littlefield, Former Director of a minority retention program at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and CEO of Basic Prep Academy, to discuss alternate education solutions and share information about the value-added options of qualified and standard curriculum-based online learning. Joining us in the studio will be guest show host and NCEBC Manager of Black Male Action Planning, Mr. Kamau Jywanza.
Mr. Jywanza will facilitate conversation between our featured guest, call-in experts, and our show audience to frame the understanding of the national expulsion and drop-out epidemic and it's impact on our communities - while welcoming Mr. Littlefield to share a working model of empowerment and success based in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.
For more information on next week's show, please read and share the NCEBCTalkRadio announcement that will arrive in your INBOX on Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Until then, please mark your calendars and plan to join us on Monday, August 19th @10am ET.