Miss Education with Jen Mestas
‘Miss Education’ Jen Maestas takes listeners through the realities of teaching and learning in the city’s school system. As an insider in the education landscape of San Antonio, Jen is able to bring enlightening insights about all that happens in and around schools. Listen as ‘Miss Education’ brings you new guests each episode who challenge misconceptions by bringing unique and informative perspectives to the table.
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.
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.
‘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.
‘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.
Meet the Host
Jen's been a teacher, instructional coach, and elementary school principal. She is currently supporting school design for several proposed new schools.
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