Debra J. White-Hunt's Dance Legacy Felt throughout the Detroit-Windsor CommunityDebra J. White-Hunt, Director of Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about her career in dance and her current work at the Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy.
Kacee Must Founds Citizen Yoga To Help The Community Access The Mental Side Of The Popular PracticeKacee Must, Founder of Citizen Yoga, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how yoga can be used to help people understand their own minds, and help use the practice to improve mental health and prevent suicide.
Teacher Appreciation: Elena Brantley-Phillips, ESE Teacher in the Detroit Public Schools Community DistrictOur final honored guest is Elena Brantley-Phillips is an ESE (Exceptional Student Education) Teacher for students on the Autism Spectrum, whose colleagues from Durfee Elementary Middle School in the DPSCD surprised her on video to express the kind of impact she's had on their lives
Teacher Appreciation: Omotola Oluwole, Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher at Oak Park SchoolsOur third honored guest is Omotola Oluwole, is an Autism Spectrum Teacher at Oak Park Schools' Pepper Elementary, we surprised her with videos of one of her colleagues and the principal of her school.
Teacher Appreciation: Shayla Scott - Teacher at Herrington Elementary in the Pontiac School DistrictOur first honored guest is Shayla Scott, an Elementary School Teacher from the Pontiac School District, whose colleagues and elementary student popped on the screen to the surprise of Scott.
Whitmer Signs $4.4 Billion Federal Bill For MI Schools COVID Pandemic RecoveryThe bipartisan supplemental bill distributes over $4 billion from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, or ESSER, to power schools’ efforts to get our kids back on track. A total of $841 million comes from ESSER II funding from December 2020, while $3.3 billion comes from ESSER III funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan
Former Detroit Teacher Leads Tours To Highlight Detroit's Hidden Black HistoryJamon Jordan, Educator, Historian, and Founder of the Black Scroll Network, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss important periods in Detroit's hidden Black history.