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Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Jennifer Manning Revisited

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Jennifer Manning Revisited

In the Voices From the Field Revisited, we are again joined by Jennifer Manning, kindergarten teacher at Memorial School in Newton, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Dr. Caroline Arakelian and  Raymond Pillsbury

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Dr. Caroline Arakelian and Raymond Pillsbury

“Resilience is born out of crisis.” In this Voices from the Field Podcast we are joined by Dr. Caroline Arakelian, the executive director of student services in SAU21 and Mr. Raymond Pillsbury, the Director of Special Services for Winnacunnet High School and the Crisis Response Advisor for SAU21.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Gail Bourn

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Gail Bourn

In this Voices episode, we are joined by Gail Bourn, academic coordinator for teaching and learning for the three elementary schools in the Laconia School District.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Tony Monfiletto

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Tony Monfiletto

In this Voices podcast, we are joined by Tony Monfiletto, the Executive Director of Future Focused Education.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kau’i Sang and Cheryl Kauhane Lupenui

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kau’i Sang and Cheryl Kauhane Lupenui

In this special Voices from the Field podcast, we are joined by Kau’i Sang and Cheryl Kauhane Lupenui., Kau’i is a director in the Office of Hawaii Education and Cheryl is the President and CEO of the Kohala Center.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ann Hadwen

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ann Hadwen

In this Voices conversation, we are joined by Ann Hadwen, curriculum administrator in SAU16 at the Cooperative Middle School in Stratham and at Exeter High School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Mike Amodio

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Mike Amodio

In this International Voices From the Field Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Michael Amodio, Upper School Director at the American School of Milan.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Student Observations of Self-Direction in a Distance Learning Environment

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Student Observations of Self-Direction in a Distance Learning Environment

In this very special Voices From the Field Podcast, we explore the role of self-direction in a distance learning environment with students.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kaileigh Brown Revisited

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kaileigh Brown Revisited

In this Voices Revisited, we are again joined by Kaileigh Brown, a senior at Sanborn Regional High School. Kaileigh shares the difficulty and disappointment she has experienced learning that she won’t step foot back in her high school as a student. Ms. Brown shares her anticipation for hearing about the plans, currently in development, for graduation and some of the…
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Laurie Melanson

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Laurie Melanson

Ms. Laurie Melanson is the Superintendent of Schools in SAU23, a rural NH district serving the towns of Haverhill, Benton, Warren, Bath, and Piermont. SAU23 has 7 schools and approximately 900 students.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Erin Milbury

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Erin Milbury

In this Voices podcast, we are joined by Erin Milbury, principal of Seabrook Middle School, a 5-8 school with approximately 300 students. Erin shares how their work has evolved during their move to remote learning over the past five weeks.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sanborn Middle Schoolers

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sanborn Middle Schoolers

In this student Voices podcast, we are joined by Caitlin, Luke, Alyssa, Michaelena, Robby, and Carter, 7th grade students at Sanborn Regional Middle School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Souhegan High School 9th Graders

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Souhegan High School 9th Graders

In this student Voices podcast, Riley, Max, and Masho, 9th grade students at Souhegan High School share their insights on “quarantined learning” including struggles with the isolating nature of this type of learning, as well as how they appreciate some of the additional time they have that they normally didn’t have.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sarah Mahoney and Keely Gott

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sarah Mahoney and Keely Gott

This Voices from the Field Podcast highlights two educators from the Epping School District. Sarah Mahoney is the special education coordinator for Epping Middle School and Epping High School and Keely Gott, special education teacher at Epping High School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Collette Elzey

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Collette Elzey

In this Voices From the Field podcast, we are joined by Collette Elzey, second grade teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in Hampton Falls, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Drew and Liz Szeliga

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Drew and Liz Szeliga

In this thoughtful Voices from the Field podcast, we are joined by Drew and Liz Szeliga.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kaileigh Brown

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kaileigh Brown

During this very special Voices From the Field Podcast, we are joined by student Kaileigh Brown, a senior at Sanborn Regional High School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Andy Calkins

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Andy Calkins

In this incredibly poignant Voices in the Field Podcast, we are joined by Andy Calkins, Director of Next Generation Learning Challenges.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sue Burns

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sue Burns

In this Voices From the Field podcast, we are joined by Sue Burns, special education teacher, case manager, and learning disabilities specialist at the DJ Bakie Elementary School in Kingston, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Lisa Woodruff

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Lisa Woodruff

In this podcast we are joined by Lisa Woodruff, 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in Hampton Falls, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ellen Hume-Howard

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ellen Hume-Howard

In this podcast, we are joined by Ellen Hume-Howard, the executive director of the New Hampshire Learning Initiative. Ellen, with her extensive background in competency education, shares insight on the role of competency-based learning during this crisis.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ryan McCluskey and Jill Lizier Revisited

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ryan McCluskey and Jill Lizier Revisited

In this follow-up podcast, we are again joined by Ryan McCluskey and Jill Lizier from Memorial School in Newton, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kathy White

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Kathy White

In this podcast, we are joined by Kathy White, Dean of Instruction for Souhegan High School in Amherst, NH.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Karen Thompson and Jodie Holmquist

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Karen Thompson and Jodie Holmquist

In this Voices from the Field Podcast, we had the opportunity to speak with Karen Thompson, Director of Personalized Learning in Hinsdale School District and Jodie Holmquist, a teacher in the business department at Hinsdale High School. Karen oversees, and Jodie is a teacher, in the Extended Learning Opportunity program.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Brian Stack Revisited

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Brian Stack Revisited

In this follow-up podcast, we are again joined by Brian Stack, principal of Sanborn Regional High School. Brian shares how they utilized feedback from teachers, students, and parents and made changes in their delivery and schedule based upon this feedback.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ace Parsi

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Ace Parsi

In our first national Voice From the Field podcast, we are joined by Ace Parsi, Director of Innovation for the National Center for Learning Disabilities out of Washington, DC.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sarah Kiley

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Sarah Kiley

In this content-filled podcast, Sarah Kiley shares how she is approaching the multiple art classes she teaches at Epping High School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Graeme Crowther

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Graeme Crowther

In this podcast, Graeme Crowther shares how he is approaching math instruction with his students.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Dr. Aimee Frechette

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Dr. Aimee Frechette

In this podcast, we are joined by Dr. Aimee Frechette, principal of Pine Tree Elementary School.
Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Leah Holz and Laura Tobin

Voices from the Field with Jonathan Vander Els: Leah Holz and Laura Tobin

In this podcast, we are joined by Leah Holz, principal of Monroe Consolidated School and Laura Tobin, 5th and 6th grade teacher in Monroe.