Future Ready Schools

Dr. Gabe Soumakian sitting at desk in his office.
Dr. Gabe Soumakian

In this episode of Radio TICAL, cadre member Gabe Soumakian, Superintendent of Oxnard Union High School District, gives a quick introduction to Future Ready Schools, shares some of the ways his district is working to become future ready, and offers a few words of advice to other educators who may want to take the Future Ready Pledge.

The TICAL Connection:  To follow up on Gabe’s interview, check out these “future ready” resources in the TICAL database.

Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers

Photo of Dr. Randy Schultz
Dr. Randy Schultz

Dr. Randy Schultz is Associate Professor of Teacher Education at California State University, Bakersfield, and a former director of the California Technology Assistance Project. In this episode of Radio TICAL, Randy shares his experiences in teacher education and talks about some of the challenges of preparing teachers to prepare students for a future that is unpredictable.

The TICAL Connection:  To follow up on Randy’s interview, check out these resources in the TICAL database.

 

Universal Design for Learning

Stephen Vaughn
Stephen Vaughn

Stephen Vaughn is Area Director at San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and a long time TICAL cadre member.  In this episode Steve shares his passion for Universal Design for Learning concepts and his “cautious optimism” for the future of public education in California.

 

The TICAL Connection To follow up , Steve recommends these resources in the TICAL database.