Education Matters is co-hosted by individuals with strong backgrounds
in education: Dr. Dwayne
Olsen, a retired member of U-W Parkside’s Teacher Education
Department; and Dr. Steve Brown, former Professor of
Educational Leadership, specializing in Educational Law at Northeastern Illinois University,
former member of the Salem School Board, and a full-time producer at WGTD. Steve is
also now teaching graduate Educational Leadership courses for Saint Xavier
University, located in Chicago. Rejoining the "Education Matters" team of hosts
is Linda Flashinski, former member of the Racine Unified School Board and
former Director of Communications. Linda also has been active in the community,
working with a number of organizations. Sandy Jacoby is our newest
co-host of Education Matters. Sandy is a retired English and Journalism teacher
from Tremper High School, in the Kenosha Unified School District.
The program airs each Saturday morning at 10:30. When the show is broadcast
live, listener questions and comments
are taken on the air, giving virtually everyone a voice on “Education
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Education Matters Topics:
Apr. 6: Jean
Veltman, Xu Chen and Carl Hipp of the Transition Program faculty at Racine
Unified discuss their program for 18-21 year old special education students.