The Coordinator of College and Career Readiness, Kim Thomason, joins the podcast to discuss all things Career Technical Education (CTE) in this edition of Saddleback Valley Shares. Listen in to learn more about CTE courses and the pathways that are offered by SVUSD and Coastline ROP. Discover how students are learning future-ready skills through project-based learning, and how SVUSD's CTE courses are providing opportunities to students that include internships, industry certifications, and even college credit.
In this episode, Mark Perez sits down with one of our Student Services Coordinators, Michelle O’Neill, to discuss mental health throughout SVUSD. The uncertainty around the pandemic has affected our students’ and employees’ mental health in many ways, and Michelle and her team have been working to understand our needs and provide much needed resources. Listen in to hear about this school year as well as plans for future mental health support and resources at SVUSD.
The Director of Communications and Administrative Services for SVUSD, Mark Perez, returns for the first 2021 episode of the Saddleback Valley Shares Podcast. Listen in on a conversation with Director of Secondary Education, James Newton, and learn how SVUSD is working to "re-open" athletics competition safely and provide a much needed way for students to connect. Mark and James go over important topics related to district-wide athletics, including the state of our athletics programs over the past year, precautions being taken at events, what our athletics and extracurricular programs mean to our students, and many other useful insights.
Mark Perez, Director of Communications and Administrative Services, sits down with the Principals of each of our four comprehensive high schools to take an in-depth look at what each site has to offer students and what makes them unique. This episode is split into four segments, one for each of our comprehensive high schools: El Toro, Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, and Trabuco Hills.