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LCSD Compass Connection

LCSD Compass Connection

By Eddie Symington
This monthly podcast is hosted by Superintendent Dr. Karen Gray of the Lincoln County School District. She will take us on a deep dive into what is happening in our school district through interviews with guests.
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Exploring Career and Technical Offerings in Lincoln County School District with Guest Majalise Tolan, Director of Secondary Education

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Guest Lindsay DeVries, Administrator of Compass Online School (K-12)
Dr. Karen Gray, Superintendent of the Lincoln County School District, interviews Lindsay DeVries, administrator of the Compass Online School (K-12), about our actual online school and the options available to interested parents and students. 
22:50
August 08, 2022
Behavior Management, Social Emotional Learning. PBIS, and Discipline - Guest Kelly Beaudry , Special Programs Administrator
Welcome to the eighth episode of the Lincoln County School District’s Compass Connection Podcast with me, your host, Dr. Karen Gray. I am the LCSD Superintendent, and each month I will be bringing you guest speakers who offer insight into what makes our school district work. Today, we welcome our guest, Kelly Beaudry, Special Programs Administrator in charge of the district’s behavior program, social-emotional learning, and comprehensive school counseling program.
29:41
May 19, 2022
Guest Peter Lohonyay, CTE Teacher and LCEA Union President, and Richard Ceder, Principal of Toledo Jr. Sr. High Explore CTE Programs in Toledo.
CNC Printers and certification with DMG MORI SEIKI U.S.A., INC., partnerships with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Port of Toledo, ARToledo, Welding, Culinary Arts? Listen to this podcast to learn what's going on with Career and Technical education at Toledo Jr. Sr. High. First, guest Peter Lohonyay, one of the first CTE teachers in Lincoln County School District and the current LCEA Union President, talks about the history of CTE, the current opportunities and partnerships the students are benefitting from, and where we go from here. Then, principal Richard Ceder speaks about the other Toledo Jr. Sr. High programs and plans to enhance and expand current offerings.
35:57
April 05, 2022
Exploring Career and Technical Offerings in Lincoln County School District with Guest Majalise Tolan, Director of Secondary Education
Listen to vibrant offerings of career and technical education throughout the LCSD. Everything from Culinary Arts, Natural Resources, Early Childhood Education, Communication, Digital Design, Drafting, and Building, to name a few. Majalise enlightens listeners to the benefits of CTE, our generous partnerships with Oregon Coast Community College, Port of Toledo, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, etc. Join us and learn what kids earn college credits doing in our schools. 
34:46
February 17, 2022
Vice-Chair of Board Liz Martin Joins Dr. Gray to Discuss Board Goals
Vice-Chair of the Lincoln County School Board and representative of Zone 2 joins Dr. Gray and they discuss how Liz has felt is important during her 12 years on the board. Current board goals, and how to be an effective board member. 
33:23
January 26, 2022
Myth Busting with Dr. Karen Gray, Superintendent of Lincoln County School District
We have a fun and educational episode for our 4th episode of the Compass Connection Podcast on MYTH BUSTING! So what is it, you wonder? Well, myths are common misconceptions about what is and isn’t public education in today’s world. So I’m here to bring you some of my top 5 myths and explain why they just aren’t true!
16:56
December 15, 2021
Dr. Karen Gray, Superintendent Interviews Sandy Mummey and Alex Berry about New Pilot Program Called the North Area Care Team
This month, we discuss our pilot program called the North Area Care Team. This group includes Alex Berry, a behavior specialist, Mallory Stiff, a social worker, and Julie Turner, a nurse. This group is overseen by Sandy Mummey, in our newly created administrative position called the Healthy and Equitable Schools administrator. The interview is with Sandy Mummey and Alex Berry. 
21:23
November 18, 2021
Compass Connection Podcast with Dr. Karen Gray and Guest Susan Van Liew Chat about Safety Measures around COVID-19 in LCSD
In this second episode of the Compass Connection podcast, Dr. Karen Gray, Superintendent and Host talks to Susan Van Liew, Assistant Superintendent about COVID-19 safety measures and what parents can expect around contact tracing, reporting, and protocols. 
28:54
October 26, 2021
LCSD Compass Connection Podcast with Superintendent Dr. Karen Gray with Guest Dr. Tiana Tucker, Director of HR
In this first episode, Superintendent Dr. Karen Gray interviews Dr. Tiana Tucker, Director of Human Resources about the ways that people can be involved in supporting our school district. Either through exploring many career options, learning about our Grow Your Own program with tuition reimbursement, working as a bus driver with First Student, or as food service or custodial worker with Sodexo. Even as a volunteer! Enjoy this Teach at the Beach snapshot. 
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September 22, 2021