Host Ellen Padnos sits down with the MBUSD Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Dr. Irene Gonzalez-Castillo, to talk about the district focus on academic excellence. The Board of Trustees Board Goal #1 to maximize academic success is being addressed from a number of directions, including professional development for teachers, improved assessments to determine needs, and intervention to support all students at all learning levels. Ensuring all students have access to the programs and support they need for success is an important priority for Dr. Gonzalez-Castillo. Learn more about her perspective and work in this behind the scenes look at strengthening personalized learning on our schools. Listen Here.