School: After Hours

J. Lee

J. Lee

This podcast is for Out-of-School-Time (OST) practitioners and families learning how to deal with the ups and downs of after school programming. You will hear topics on: Coping with COVID-19, Resources for Families, Parent and School Engagement, How to Build your Professional Development Plan, and more. We're going to talk to all stakeholders in the OST world, including the students! We're going to have a lot of fun along the way, stay tuned.

Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club
February 22, 2021
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Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club

In this very special episode, in cooperation with YMCA of Greater Richmond, we give the teens of the YMCA Leaders' Club the mic and let them express their thoughts on some of the problems they see in the world today. Join us as we have a conversation...

Episode # 7: Achieving the Goal feat. Courtnie McIntosh
February 08, 2021
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Episode # 7: Achieving the Goal feat. Courtnie McIntosh

Afterschool programs are in high demand, but resources may be few. In spite of the challenges, my guest today (Courtnie McIntosh) shares her story of how she founded The Academy of Goal Achievers and what's being done to expand her reach to influence...

Episode # 6: Culture is Key feat. Marcos Martinez
January 21, 2021
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Episode # 6: Culture is Key feat. Marcos Martinez

In this episode, we talk about the C-word. Yes, culture. My guest, Mr. Marcos Martinez (a long time culture and program systems developer), and I discuss the different effects culture can have on an organization and how it can lead to a program's...

Bonus Episode: More on Leadership
January 14, 2021
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Bonus Episode: More on Leadership

Pete and I talk a little more about leadership, character, effects of bad leadership, and more.

Episode # 5: Leadership Beyond the Role feat. Pete Glessman
January 07, 2021
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Episode # 5: Leadership Beyond the Role feat. Pete Glessman

Happy New Year everyone! We are starting this year with a dialog about leadership. Mr. Pete Glessman joins us to talk about his journey as a leader in education and afterschool programming. In our conversation, you will hear us discuss expectations of...

Episode # 4: Financial Preparation for College
December 17, 2020
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Episode # 4: Financial Preparation for College

This time I'm flying solo. Join me as I talk about scholarships, where to find them, and other financial options for college. Show notesWays to save for college...

Bonus Episode: It Continues feat. The YMCA
December 04, 202000:51:0435.12 MB

Bonus Episode: It Continues feat. The YMCA

The conversation continues with Ms. Rosa Patterson from the Greater Richmond YMCA. We discuss how the Y was affected by the pandemic and how they are providing additional assistant to partnering schools for the school year. The intro/outro music uses a...

Episode # 3: The Change You Want To See feat. The YMCA
December 03, 202000:42:2229.14 MB

Episode # 3: The Change You Want To See feat. The YMCA

In the guest chair today, we have Ms. Rosa Patterson from the Greater Richmond YMCA. She'll be talking with us about the Y's Cultural Awareness training, the 2020 Protests, and how the Y Leader's Club got involved. It's all about being the change you...

Episode # 2: Still Connected feat. The Henrico Education Foundation
November 19, 2020
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Episode # 2: Still Connected feat. The Henrico Education Foundation

In this episode, I sit down with Michael Wertz from the Henrico Education Foundation and talk about the community outreach HEF is doing during the pandemic. We also discuss how HEF expanded its reach into afterschool programming and the impact it's...

Episode # 1: Coping with COVID-19 feat. Partnership for the Future, Higher Achievement, and Boys & Girls Club
November 05, 2020
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Episode # 1: Coping with COVID-19 feat. Partnership for the Future, Higher Achievement, and Boys & Girls Club

In this episode, I have 3 administrators from different youth programs sharing their experience with COVID-19. We discuss the transformation of OST programming, family engagement, and the classic ceiling fan on the screen. Join us while we share our truth at the round table.

Introduction: The WHY
October 27, 2020
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Introduction: The WHY

In this episode, J. Lee introduces the School: After Hours podcast. She shares her motivation and some of the topics that will be discussed in this series.

Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club