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.


On the Cusp of a New Convergence

David Reilly
David Reilly, assistant superintendent,
Sequoia Union High School District

Technology has long promised to usher in a new era of improved learning.  While so far that new era has been an elusive one, perhaps we’re about to get a grip on it.

In this episode, David Reilly describes a new convergence he already sees unfolding his his district.  The key ingredients?  New technology, common core standards, implicit curriculum, and a new, “trans-modern” pedagogy that puts the student center stage and casts the rest of us in supporting roles.

The TICAL Connection: Follow up with these related resources in the TICAL database.

Baby Boomer Superintendents Meet Millennial Principals

Dr. Jay Greenlinger
Dr. Jay Greenlinger
Director of Instructional Technology
Pleasant Valley School District

For the first time in American history, we have three, and in some places even four different generations working side-by-side in the workplace. In California school districts, the average age of superintendents is increasing while the average age of new principals is falling.

For his doctoral dissertation, Jay Greenlinger chose to study how baby boomer superintendents can best lead and support millennial principals.  In this episode of Radio TICAL, Jay shares some of the key things he learned.

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