District 401 Podcast

Welcome to District 401's own podcast, "Parkside Chat"

Several times a semester, Director for Instructional Technology Ms. Jessica Iovinelli will sit down with members of the D401 educational community to discuss the latest developments, achievements and other news in our District.

The first episode was launched Oct. 1, 2018. The most recent (Episode #6) was released Dec. 7. All episodes are available on this page. Scroll down to listen!

Episode #6 | "Elm Drama Club" | Dec. 7, 2018

Our sixth episode features a conversation with Elm Middle School students Emily Furgal, Alanis Rivera and Dounia Timejardine-Zomeno about the school's new drama club, sponsored by Mr. Noah Pligge. The club will perform "A Christmas Carol" for Elm students on Friday, Dec. 21.

Episode #5 | "EPHS Students and 1:1" | Nov. 16, 2018

Our fifth episode features a conversation with Elmwood Park High School students Alexa Duarte, Sarah Meyers and Charles Sanchez about District 401's move to 1:1 computing, which began this year at EPHS and will take place next year at Elm Middle School.

Episode #4 | "Instructional Specialists" | Nov. 5, 2018

Our fourth episode features a conversation about District 401's newly created instructional specialist positions with Director for Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Leah Gauthier and instructional specialists Ms. Morgan Freeck and Ms. Jamie Kanas.

Episode #3 | "Social Emotional Learning" | Oct. 23, 2018

Our third episode features a discussion about social and emotional learning (SEL) with EPHS Assistant Principal Ms. Kyleen Coia, who also heads the District's Social Justice League, a committee dedicated to the social and emotional well-being of our students.

Episode #2 | "Elm Renovations" | Oct. 12, 2018

Our second episode features a discussion with Elm Principal Ms. Rebecca Siegel and Assistant Principal Ms. Ashley Groeneveld about the planned expansion of Elm to include 6th grade.

Episode #1 | "Invitation to Opportunity" | Oct. 1, 2018

Our inaugural episode features a conversation with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade about "An Invitation to Opportunity" and what it means for our District and our students.

To Listen to "Parkside Chat" on Your Mobile Device

"Parkside Chat" is hosted on the Anchor audio streaming and publishing platform.

To listen to our podcast on your Android or iOS mobile device, download the Anchor app via Google Play or the App Store respectively, and then search for "Parkside Chat."

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