Issues Now! Podcasts - Season 1

  • The purpose of this podcast is to highlight issues of equity in education by talking with experts in the field as well as teachers and administrators in the county who put equitable practices in action.  Our first episode aired July 29, 2020.  


    Season One


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  • Episode One: Where Are We? (July 29, 2020)

  • Episode Two: Equity Amongst the Pandemic (August 11, 2020)

  • Episode Three: The Role of SEL in Equitable Schools (August 26, 2020)

  • Episode Four: White Privilege - The Story Behind the Discipline Data (September 9, 2020)

  • Episode Five: White Privilege - Academic Outreach (September 16, 2020)

  • Episode Six: White Privilege - Can You See Yourself in Me? (September 23, 2020)

  • Episode Seven: Becoming an Anti-Racist ELA Teacher (September 30, 2020)

  • Episode Eight: Becoming an Anti-Racist ELA Teacher: Classroom Application (October 7, 2020)

  • Episode Nine: LGBTQ - Creating Welcoming Spaces for LGBTQ Students (October 14, 2020)

  • Episode Ten: LGBTQ - The Varied Experiences of Three Educators (October 21, 2020)

  • Episode Eleven: LGBTQ - The Parent Perspective (October 28, 2020)

  • Episode Twelve: Equity in Early Childhood Education (November 4, 2020)

  • Episode Thirteen: Equity from the Teacher's Perspective (November 11, 2020)

  • Episode Fourteen: Equity from the Principal's Perspective (November 18, 2020)

  • Episode Fifteen: Equity from the Superintendent's Perspective (November 25, 2020)

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  • Meet The Host

    Hannah Gray

    Hannah Gray, the creator of Issues Now!, is a product of Cumberland County Schools and has been an educator for 11 years.  She has spent 9 of those years here in Cumberland County Schools and is currently serving as the Assistant Principal at Cliffdale Elementary School.  She has a deep passion for creating equity in our school community. To learn more about Hannah, listen to this podcast where she and her husband discuss being in an interracial marriage during this time.

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