District 401 Podcast


Welcome to District 401's award-winning podcast, "Parkside Chat." Hosted and produced by Director for Instructional Technology Mr. Aaron Celmer, the podcast features conversations with administrators, teachers and students about the latest news and developments in the District. Our podcast channel is available here:

All episodes are available on our podcast channel and on this page. Scroll down to listen or use these links for quick access:

The podcast can also be found on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher.


Current Podcast | Season 4, Episode 1 | Aug. 24, 2021


Mr. Celmer chats with District 401's new assistant principals: Ms. Natalia Gomez (John Mills Elementary School), Ms. Stephanie Spiewak (Elm Middle School) and Ms. Stephanie Dornan (Elmwood Park High School). Listen below or use this direct link.



Podcast Archives


Our archives contain every episode of "Parkside Chat" produced since its debut in 2018.

Thank you to our hosts and producers: Mr. Aaron Celmer (all episodes since the start of season 3) and Dr. Jessica Iovinelli (seasons 1 and 2).