McClelland, Deardon Interview – Podcast May 27, 2019

Providing Quality Education In A Challenging Environment. Democratic Perspective welcomes Karen McClelland, the longest-serving member of the Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School Board, and Dennis Deardon, the school district’s new superintendent. Along with co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, they discuss the challenges of providing a world-class education in a rural area faced with declining enrollment, reduced funding and retiring teachers. Despite these difficult issues, the educators remain optimistic that, by doubling up on administration duties and innovating, they can help students succeed.

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