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Podcast No. 118: Dr. Jared Myracle of JMCSS

Kevin Adelsberger

With so many changes happening amongst our school system, it’s easy to become discouraged, but we’re thankful for leaders like Dr. Jared Myracle whose vision hold our community together. Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews this Chief Academic Officer of the Jackson-Madison County School System to learn about how he ended up in the world of education and why investing in our local schools is essential to building a great city.

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Podcast No. 112: Dr. Allison Shipp of Give Back Jack

Kevin Adelsberger

Giving Tuesday is coming up in just three weeks, and today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger introduces us to a way you can get involved in giving back your time, finances, and resources right here in Jackson. Dr. Allison Shipp shares about her movement, Give Back Jack, and how it’s changing the 731 community one project at a time.

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Podcast No. 88: Ryan Porter of the Jackson Chamber

Kevin Adelsberger

Perhaps you recognize Ryan Porter from the Jackson Chamber—or you knew him when he was a kid at North Side. Or you met him a few years back through the police department or JEA. Any way you put it, Ryan is a Jackson man through and through, and today our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews him about the many hats he wears and why he's planted roots in West Tennessee.

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Podcast No. 85: JMCSS Superintendent Eric Jones

Kevin Adelsberger

Our Jackson Home believes that the strength of a city lies in its public school system, and we're proud to have a new superintendent for the Jackson-Madison County School System who agrees. Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews Mississippi native Eric Jones about his journey with education both in and outside of Jackson and what he's dreaming for our schools' future.

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Podcast No. 75: County Commissioners Jason Compton & Jay Bush

Kevin Adelsberger

For the next few weeks on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger will be interviewing various elected officials from our city to learn about their responsibilities and how we can better be a part of our community. Today he interviews County Commissioners Jason Compton and Jay Bush to find out how these guys got to Jackson, what their day jobs at Jackson Generals and Clayton-Little PLLC are like, and what our County Commission does on a daily basis.

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Podcast No. 65: Donna Agnew of Hands Up! Preschool

Kevin Adelsberger

From her career as a professional clown to her years teaching in the Jackson-Madison County School System to even her management of Moe's, Donna Agnew has found herself bound up in the lives of Jackson's children and parents time and time again. Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger sits down with her to find out how her passion for education and childhood development has transformed into the establishment and growth of Hands Up!, a local non-profit preschool aimed to serve low-income families.

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Podcast No. 59: Dev Catalyst

Kevin Adelsberger

With technology constantly changing, so is education. Check out this podcast by Kevin Adelsberger highlighting Dev Catalyst, an educational coding and technology program for high schoolers conducted through theCO. Hear the perspectives of student Steven Prescott, teacher Kimberly Colbert, and Educational Outreach Coordinator Molly Plyler on this incredible opportunity for West Tennessee youth to prepare for competitive careers.

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Podcast No. 52: Nathan Lewis of Early College High

Kevin Adelsberger

With all changes happening in our school system over the past year, it's easy to fret about our children's education. Some amazing things are on the horizon, though, including a new program called Early College High. Kevin Adelsberger sits down with administrator Nathan Lewis and hears about his vision to equip student for careers earlier than you might think possible.

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Podcast No. 35: JMCSS Vision 2020

Kevin Adelsberger

We sure hope that you've been attending the JMCSS Vision 2020 discussions, but if you haven't (or if you just want an abbreviated recap) check out this quick conversation with Dr. Verna Ruffin, Superintendent of Jackson-Madison County Schools, and two representatives from Kimley Horn. Hosted by Kevin Adelsberger.

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