Debut show airing again Saturday, Jan. 17

Voices of Michigan Education airs again on January 17th. Check the sidebar for times and News Talk affiliate locations. You can also listen to the podcast here. Voices of Education January 13th Program

Program has students ‘geeked’ about their futures

Take a look at Clarkston High School’s Math, Science and Technology Academy to see what all the buzz is about.

What’s cool at your school?

Tonight on Voices of Michigan Education on WJR, we heard about an innovative program for students at Clarkston High School…but we know there are many more going on all across the state. So let us know, what unique way are your teachers preparing students for the jobs Michigan needs?

Behind the scenes: Great conversation, great ideas!

Voices from first show

The "voices" from the MEA's first radio show at the WJR. From left to right: Math teacher Kyle Hughes from Clarkston's Math, Science and Technology Academy; Mark Beyer, Director of Communication from Next Energy; Iris Salters, MEA President; Mark Gilman, show host.

What does it take to prepare students for the jobs Michigan needs? Four people from diverse backgrounds sit down to discuss what’s being done now–and what needs to be done in the future. Hear from the high tech business community, a teacher with an innovative program, MEA President Iris Salters and radio host Mark Gilman. Tune in tonight at 9pm to find out what they think…and then join the conversation here to have your voice heard!

Program airs TONIGHT

The first, monthly Voices of Michigan Education show will air tonight at 9 p.m on News Talk 760 WJR. See sidebar, “Voices of Education Show Times”, for other News Talk affiliate airings. Once the MP3s of all the shows are available, they can be found on the blog for download.

Program debuts Tuesday; airs statewide Saturday

The MEA-sponsored monthly radio show called Voices of Michigan Education debuts Tuesday on News Talk 760 WJR. The show will air at 9 p.m.

It will air again on Saturday, Jan. 17 on the following stations:

From noon to 1 p.m.: 1450 AM WKLA (Ludington); 830 AM WMMI (Mount Pleasant); 1250 AM WNEM (Saginaw); 1110 AM WJML (Petoskey); 1210 AM WJNL (Traverse City); 1490 AM WODJ (Muskegon); and 1220 AM WBCH (Hastings).

From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: 1240 AM WJIM (Lansing).

Meet the host of Voices of Michigan Education – Mark Gilman

Mark GilmanMark Gilman is host of the Voices of Michigan Education.

Gilman began his career as a radio and newspaper reporter, stringing for CBS, ABC, CNN and Mutual Radio, and eventually managed talk radio stations across the country and hosted daily shows in Washington, D.C., Boston, Austin, Detroit, Houston, Baltimore, Tucson and Albuquerque. He served as Capitol Hill bureau chief and Pentagon correspondent, and has appeared on CNN, Fox, Fox Family Channel, and CBS’ 60 Minutes.

Gilman is president of Decus Communications, a strategic marketing and communications company, with offices in Clarkston, Mich., and Charlotte, N.C.