Host Garry Shearer speaks with Laura Dixon, five-term trustee for the Delta School District and longtime volunteer and community advocate. Laura attests that her career was inspired by her parents—both educators. For Laura, being present and available for our Delta community is key to ensuring the well-being of students and their families. Garry and Laura also discuss the immense challenges the School District has faced in sustaining the integrity of students’ academic experience during the tumultuous onset of the pandemic. Laura explains the intricate ripple effect, in business or in social life, that quarantined students can cause across a community. She also examines the complex support that students will need in a post-pandemic reality.
Music: "Growing Chorus" by Terry Munday