Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on living museums, with guests; Peter Armstrong, President & CEO of Mystic Seaport Museum, Norman Burns, President & CEO of Conner Prairie Museum, and Raymond Ashley, Ph.D., K.C.I., President & CEO of Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on children’s museums, with guests; Melissa Kaiser, CEO of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Aileen Hefferren, CEO & Director of Children’s Museum of Manhattan, and Sarah Cole, CEO of Glazer Children’s Museum.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on childhood literacy, with guests; Adeola Whitney, CEO of Reading Partners Joel Zarrow, Ph.D., CEO of Children’s Literacy Initiative, and Heather Jenkins, CEO of The Literacy Lab.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Critical Race Theory, with guests: Dr. J. Allen Bryant, who teaches at Appalachian State U. and is also Director of The Gadugi Program, a partnership between the University and Cherokee Central Schools; Dr. Trinidad Gonzales, a history and Mexican American Studies instructor at South Texas College and co-founding member of Refusing to Forget; and Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, an associate professor of history at Ohio State University where he teaches courses on the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on empowering underserved college students, with guests; Elizabeth Jordan Devaney, CEO of Students Rising Above Jaclyn Piñero, CEO of uAspire and Cassie Motz, Executive Director of CollegeBound Foundation
David Fagerstrom, President and CEO of Greater Valley YMCA, discusses the iconic organization’s mission and how it serves the specific needs of its community, especially child care and social services, and across all ages. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Mark H. Erickson, President of Northampton Community College, discusses the amazing work, impact and reach of the community college that is not only the most affordable in PA, but gives its community access to high quality, modern educational and career opportunities. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on leadership programs for Latino youth with guests: Patricia Barahona, CEO of the Youth Leadership Institute; Carmen Diaz-Malvido, CEO of Aspira of New York and Santiago Marquez, CEO of Latin American Association.
Jana Emerson, COO of the Street School, talks about Oklahoma’s longest running drop-out prevention program. This impactful organization provides academic and emotional support for at-risk students across Tulsa public schools in an effort to increase students’ chances of graduating and obtaining a higher education. This interview was produced in partnership with RSUTV in Oklahoma.
Dr. Larry Rice, President of Rogers State University, discusses the university in the realm of higher education in Oklahoma and its role as the only publicly-supported university in the region that gives students a traditional on-campus-housing experience. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Cindy Decker, Executive Director of Tulsa Educare, discusses closing the education gap between lower and higher income families by providing key services to ensure all children can thrive. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of providing support to underrepresented individual who wish to pursue STEM education with Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO of Technovation and Sarah EcoHawk, CEO of American Indian Science & Engineering Society.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how educators are developing young minds during the pandemic with guests: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers; Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation; and Kyle Zimmer, President, CEO & Co-Founder of First Book.
Mark Oppenheim leads an discussion on children’s literacy and gender equality in education with the executive team of Room to Read, with guests: Geetha Murali, CEO, Heather Simpson, Chief Program Officer and Shari Freedman, Chief Financial Officer.
Patra Sevastiades, Executive Director of the Duluth Library Foundation, discusses how libraries keep on pace with the latest technology to ensure community members are receiving the best support. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on creating opportunity for underserved individuals through educational opportunities with guests: Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise and Meredith Curry, Fellow at Northern California College Promise Coalition.
Coronavirus has essentially canceled the Spring term as envisioned; i.e., on-campus classes were cancelled, and most moved online. There are serious implications for enrollments for Fall term and finances, and many are wondering if there will be a Fall term at all (we think so).