Supercast Episode 185: We Celebrate Women Making a Difference During National Women’s History Month

Superintendent with women making. differenceMarch is National Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the vital role of women in American history.

On this episode of the Supercast, we find out how schools are celebrating, and we sit down with a strong woman in our school community making history in her own right. Meet Dawn Ramsey, President of the Jordan Education Foundation and the first female mayor of South Jordan City.

But first, we stop by West Jordan Middle School where Martha Hughes Cannon, the first female State Senator in the United States, is celebrated on morning announcements.

Supercast Episode 184: Students Benefit Working with JSD Speech-Language Pathologists

Superintendent with speech pathologistsThey are considered experts in communication; evaluating, diagnosing, treating and preventing speech disorders.

On this episode of the Supercast, we talk to several Jordan School District Speech-Language Pathologists about the important work they do helping students of all ages who may be experiencing challenges in some aspect of speech. Find out how they are making a huge difference in the lives of students, in and outside the classroom.

Supercast Episode 183: Celebrating Inclusion with Amazing Students & Unified Sports

Superintendent at inclusion eventsIt is a program that brings students of all abilities together, working as a team, building trust and a lifelong love of sports and respect for one another.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you to Weber State University where Jordan School District students hit the court in a Special Olympics Unified Sports statewide basketball tournament. It is a tournament where everyone involved really walks away a winner because of their hard work, big hearts and having compassion for one another. Hear what Utah Governor Spencer Cox and First Lady Abby Cox have to say about these amazing athletes.

Supercast Episode 182: Teachers Score Big as Utah Jazz “Most Valuable Educators”

Superintendent with Jazz MVEsThey took center court during a recent Utah Jazz basketball game, but it wasn’t to score a point or make a free throw. Two Jordan School District teachers are being honored as “Most Valuable Educators” or MVE’s by the Jazz organization.

On this episode of the Supercast we sit down with Mountain Point Elementary School teacher, Charity Horne and Joel P. Jensen teacher, Mandy Truscott to find out what it takes to be an MVE and what makes them stand out as educators, elevating everyone around them.

Supercast Episode 181: Students Celebrate Black History Month with Pride and Performances

Superintendent with student participantsIt was an evening of reflection, recognition, and celebration. Students from schools throughout Jordan School District came together in song and dance to celebrate Black History Month in a meaningful way.

On this episode of the Supercast, hear from students who participated in the performances and why they are passionate about educating others on the importance of Black History Month.