Lessons in Adolescence

Season One Recap Episode

October 13, 2021 Youth-Nex: Remaking Middle School Season 1 Episode 16
Lessons in Adolescence
Season One Recap Episode
Show Notes

We're excited to announce that production on the second season of the "Lessons in Adolescence" podcast is officially underway! Our first episode will be available for listening on your preferred podcast platform Wednesday October 27th. Season two will be packed with new guests, more lessons, and fresh showcases of research, practice and advocacy all focused on young adolescent learning and development. 

Before we dive into season two, host Jason Cascarino shares some highlights from season one, including episodes that deal with issues of developing positive relationships, delivering effective youth programming during the pandemic, and helping young people navigate systemic racism and engage in racial justice. Highlighted conversations feature:

  • Dr. Lisa Harrison, Associate Professor of teacher education at Ohio University
  • Dr. Kent Pekel, former CEO of Search Institute
  • Dr. Elizabeth Santiago, former Chief Program Officer of MENTOR
  • Dr. Joanna Lee Williams, Associate Professor of school psychology, Rutgers University
  • Breakthrough Collaborative CEO, Elissa Vanaver, Birmingham Executive Director, Mariohn Michele, and San Juan Capistrano Executive Director, Alex Serna
  • Aim High CEO, Alec Lee and Vice President of Programs, Terrence Riley