The Importance of Early Literacy
May 16, 2017
Early literacy is one of Broward County Public Schools strategic goals. It focuses on our youngest learners’ ability to read independently, write clearly, and understand and create information in different forms of media.
In this podcast, we sit down with Superintendent Robert Runcie who is joined by Chief Academic Officer, Dan Gohl and Executive Director of Early Learning and Language Acquisition, Dr. Lori Canning, to discuss why early literacy is so critical to student success.
The Heart & Soul of our Education System – Teacher Appreciation Week 2017
May 3, 2017
Every day our educators commit themselves to advancing the lives of each of our students and guiding them to succeed in tomorrow’s world. As a District, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week and dedicate this #BCPSPodcast to our incredible Broward County Public Schools teachers.
Share your gratitude for teachers using #ThankATeacher and #BCPSPodcast on social media.
Honoring Our Volunteers
January 24, 2017
At times, they're our unsung heroes. Putting aside their schedules to impact the lives of the next generation. Whether reading to students, helping in a classroom or mentoring, our volunteers are special to us. In this conversation, we discuss the scope, scale and impact of our amazing volunteers, and why we are so grateful.
School Choice Application Window and Federal Student Aid
December 9, 2016
Broward County Public Schools is proud to offer high-quality educational programs at each of our schools, and works hard to meet the needs of all of our students. In December, families have the opportunity to explore some of their school choice options, should their student have an interest in a specialized academic program, not offered at their home school. The Superintendent explains why this might be an option, for some families.
The Superintendent also shares important information about the Federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid – also known as FAFSA, and how not completing this form could mean losing out on free money for college.
School Choice - Explore Your Options
FAFSA Information - BCPS
FAFSA Information - Federal
Equipping Students With the Technology They Need to Succeed
November 03, 2016
Ensuring students have access and opportunities to learn some of the world’s latest technology is a priority in Broward County Public Schools. Advances in technology have expanded across our District. This may be contributed in great part to Superintendent Robert W. Runcie’s background in technology and experiences before becoming superintendent. In this podcast, we sit down with Superintendent Runcie to learn about the steps the District has taken to ensure students and families have access to a variety of technology tools, that can help them both inside and outside of the classroom.
Naviance - Family Connection
The Journey to Becoming Superintendent
September 28, 2016
Earlier this school year, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie gave a compelling leadership talk to educational leaders from across the school District – encouraging many with his journey to becoming Superintendent. In this podcast, he expands on this conversation, by sharing more of his personal story and words of wisdom for students, teachers and families.
Beyond the First Week
August 31, 2016
The latest Superintendent’s Podcast covers what’s new across Broward County Public Schools, goals for this school year and much more. Below you will find helpful links to initiatives mentioned during this segment. We encourage you to join the conversation via social media. Share your goals for the 2016/17 school year using #BCPSPodcast.