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 # 13: Investing Early in Education feat. St. James' Children's Center
School: After HoursMay 12, 2021x
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01:00:5841.91 MB

Episode # 13: Investing Early in Education feat. St. James' Children's Center

Why is early childhood education so important? In this episode, we sit down with Diahann Whittington (Executive Director) and Winnie Canup (Development Director) from the St. James' Children's Center to discuss this topic. They share with us the impact early childhood education has on their students and how it's preparing them for lifelong learning. Bullet points of key topicsSt. James Children's Center HistoryBenefits of early childhood educationIncorporating Social Emotional Learning into their curriculum Limited access to ece programs Effects the pandemic had on student learning How St.James' Children's Center is moving forwardList of resource(s)Benefits of Early Childhood Education Link:https://azearlychildhood.org/resources/articles/the-13-key-benefits-of...

Episode # 12: A Helping Hand feat. Z-LIFE
School: After HoursApril 26, 2021x
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00:46:3031.98 MB

Episode # 12: A Helping Hand feat. Z-LIFE

Too often, there are no support systems available to help young adults find a career path when they graduate from high school. In this episode, I talk with Mr. Sam Brown about the pilot program Z-Life that was created to address this issue in the...

Episode # 11: Relationship Issues feat. R.E.A.L Girlz
School: After HoursApril 12, 2021x
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00:57:1039.3 MB

Episode # 11: Relationship Issues feat. R.E.A.L Girlz

Healthy Relationships...How important are they in a young person’s life? To answer that question, we have Relationship & Youth Coach Mrs. Tammie Mobley on the show. She is the founder of R.E.A.L Girlz and shares with us how navigating a...

Episode 10: I Am My Neighbors Keeper feat. Peter Paul Development Center
School: After HoursMarch 22, 2021x
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01:02:1342.77 MB

Episode 10: I Am My Neighbors Keeper feat. Peter Paul Development Center

In this episode, we talk about community impact and family engagement with Ms. Chimere Miles from the Peter Paul Development Center. Peter Paul has been a powerful force in the East End Richmond community for many years. Their family engagement model...

Episode # 9: Moving Forward Feat. The Boys and Girls Club
School: After HoursMarch 08, 2021x
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01:00:2941.58 MB

Episode # 9: Moving Forward Feat. The Boys and Girls Club

In this episode, we follow up with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond to discuss how they are moving forward a year into the pandemic. Sean Miller (COO), Lynne Berkness (VP of Philanthropy), and Brandy Pitt (Senior Program Director) share with...

Episode # 8: Teen Talk feat. YMCA Leaders' Club
School: After HoursFebruary 22, 2021x
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00:53:1336.59 MB

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
School: After HoursFebruary 08, 2021x
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01:09:0247.45 MB

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
School: After HoursJanuary 21, 2021x
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01:31:5863.2 MB

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
School: After HoursJanuary 14, 202100:23:2716.15 MB

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
School: After HoursJanuary 07, 2021x
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01:13:1850.38 MB

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
School: After HoursDecember 17, 2020x
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00:25:0217.24 MB

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
School: After HoursDecember 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 # 13: Investing Early in Education feat. St. James' Children's Center