S1 -08: Conversation with Mark Larson from KIPP Texas

On this episode of Miss Education Jen talks with Mark Larson from KIPP Texas. Mark shares his thoughts on school choice and the history of school districts in San Antonio. They also discuss potential vs, opportunity and ISD and charter schools joining forces to drive change. Mark believes every student should be able to walk into a great school no matter where they live.

S1 -03: Conversation with Joel Harris

This week, Miss Education (Jen Maestas) sits down to talk with the Executive Director of City Education Partners, Joel Harris. City Education Partners combines philanthropy, district and charter operators to envision and deliver a new future for San Antonio and our children. Our focus is ecosystem development – creating a new and integrated landscape where walls come down and bridges are built.

S1 -02: Conversation with Lizzy Perez

Lizzy Perez is an experienced school leader and Certified Professional Coach with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. A divergent thinker skilled in Servant Leadership, Leadership Coaching, designing Learning Academies, Systems Thinking and Personal Development. Genuine, creative professional with a Master of Science (MS) focused in Secondary Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a specialization in creating authentic relationships with all stakeholders. Experienced in developing safe climates in trainings, workshops, technical assistance and academies to help demonstrate the essence of trust-building as a leader’s most critical asset.

S1 -01: Diego Bernal, State Representative, District 123

‘Miss Education’ Jennifer Maestas sits down with Diego Bernal, of the Texas House of Representatives, District 123 in San Antonio, TX. They talk education reform and policy as well as his experiences working with the public school system in Texas and what he has learned after visiting over 50 public schools in his district.

S1 -00: Conversation with Lorenzo Gomez III

‘Miss Education’ Jennifer Maestas interviews Lorenzo Gomez III, Geekdom Media CEO, Co-Host of The Brand Brothers Podcast and author of “The Cilantro Diaries: Business Lessons from the Most Unlikely Places”. Jennifer and Lorenzo share stories and anecdotes about public education and some of the issues this podcast will tackle throughout this season.