Mar 28, 2023
In this episode, we look at three programs for specialized populations: VAST Academy, Weekend College and Honors College.
Sandra Pierce, BS, WIP-C,CBTAC
Director of Employment Services, VAST Academy
Jim McCleskey, Ph.D.
Weekend College Coordinator
Cheryl Peters, PhD
Executive Director, Honors College
Mar 28, 2023
Guests: Djuina Matthews, Senior Manager, City of Houston
Rachael Abbott, Librarian, City of Houston
Episode interview focused on the Mentor/Mentee Program with the Houston Public Library that came about as an endeavor from a survey to better deal with and understand the George Floyd incident. Basis and expectations were...
Mar 23, 2023
Guest: Steve Amstutz, Director, Measuring What Matters, Institute for Research and Reform in Education
Mr. Amstutz talks about how the problems associated with the TEA take-over of HISD has been going on for decades. He talks about how a genuine investment in students, which is presently grossly inadequate, will have to...
Mar 22, 2023
Guest: Ruth Lopez Turley, Professor/Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University
Professor Turley talks about the factors, substantiated through research, regarding the Texas take-over of the Houston Independent School District. She talks about how improvement in funding is a key factor on the impact...
Mar 21, 2023
In this episode, we celebrate Women’s History Month with Cheryl
Peters, Ph.D. Executive Director, Honors and Weekend College;
Margaret Ford Fisher, Ed.D. President, Online College; and Melissa
Miller-Waters, Ph.D., Director, Accreditation Evaluation and
Planning, Strategy Planning and Institutional Effectiveness.