14 minutes | Feb 13, 2021

Season One Highlights

It has been exactly a year since we launched the Adventures in Ed Funding series. And what a year it was! In addition to our focus on school finance, we also produced additional episodes with timely information and stories to help schools and communities navigate the Covid-19 pandemic. In total, our first season included 36 shows. Here's a quick look back at just a few of the highlights during a difficult time when we've all learned so much.Note: We’re currently taking a break from production. We'll be back soon with an update on some exciting developments for the next season.****For the latest information about education and school business, be sure to check out CASBO Connect, the new podcast series hosted by chief business officials and CASBO leaders Eric Dill and Tina Douglas.****Guests featured in this episode include:Samantha Tran, Managing Director of Education, Children NowEpisode 1, February 7: “California schools: Where the adults aren’t.”Elizabeth Esquivel, Senior Director of Policy and Governance for CASBO Episode 9, March 20: “School Closures Due to Covid-19: What you should know.”Paulo Azevedo, Director of Maintenance. Operations, Transportation and Facilities, San Ysidro School District, San Diego CountyEpisode 16, May 7:  “A Clean Restart for California's Schools.”Amy Rovai Gregory, Principal, Greer Elementary in San Juan USD, Sacramento CountyEpisode 25, July 27: "A Back to School Like None Before."Linda Darling-Hammond, President, California Board of EducationEpisode 26, August 2: “Checking in with Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond.”Diane Deshler, CASBO Vice-President and Chief Business Official, Lafayette School District in Contra Costa CountyEpisode 27, August 9: "Back to School Safety and Planning: A View From the CBO’s Chair."Paul Gothold, San Diego County Superintendent  of SchoolsEpisode 34, November 3: “California Schools Put to the Test.”ABOUT the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALSCASBO is the premier resource for professional development and business best practices for California's school business leaders. Be sure to visit CASBO.org for the latest budget news and more information about the many valuable professional development programs. Follow on Twitter at @CASBOABOUT YOUR GUIDEYour series guide Paul Richman is a public education advocate and consultant. Follow on Twitter at @pjr100. Contact us at EdfundingCA@gmail.com
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