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Making The Grade

Today's kids are tomorrow's future. It's important to educate them as such. Join Cindy Putman with the Making The Grade podcast that puts the students in the spotlight. Guests from the Putnam County School system to the highest levels of learning discussing all things related to help children succeed to their fullest potential.

New podcasts of Making The Grade come out every other Saturday at noon
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13 Episodes

Making The Grade: Heart Of The Cumberland Pt. 2

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putman is joined by Dianne Callahan and Kim Mendoza from Heart of The Cumberland & BEST Groups. Dianne gives a detailed schedule for the anniversary celebration for Heart of The Cumberland, how grief can affect everything and everyone from widows…
17 Feb 23 min

Making The Grade: Heart of The Cumberland

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putman is joined by Dianne Callahan and Kim Mendoza from Heart of The Cumberland & BEST Groups. Kim and Dianne recap the recent board retreat, Dianne talks about her primary why with fundraising, and discussing some of the upcoming classes…
3 Feb 23 min

Making The Grade: Developing A Resilient Child

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putman goes solo and talks about building resiliency in today's generation of kids. She covers adverse childhood experiences being the first topic when it comes to building resiliency, the three different kinds of stress that are common, and the most…
13 Jan 23 min

Making The Grade: Katelyn Steakley and The PEP Foundation

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putnam is joined by Katelyn Steakley, the Executive Director of the Putnam Education Partnership. They talk about Katelyn's roll with the Putnam Education Partnership & what they do, how the group is looking to expand and other things they have,…
30 Dec 2023 23 min

Making The Grade: Avoiding Holiday Stress Pt. 2

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putnam goes solo this week as she covers a topic familiar at this time of year - holiday stress. She talks about a recent poll that highlighted what people want holiday guests to do versus what they don't want their…
2 Dec 2023 23 min

Making The Grade: Shelia Barker, Social Wellness Coordinator for Putnam Co. Schools

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putnam is joined by Shelia Barker, the Social Wellness Coordinator for Putnam Co. Schools'. They begin with breaking down what stress is being a positive and negative thing, learning to self-regulate ourselves by first recognizing stress, and different things parents…
19 Nov 2023 23 min

Making The Grade: Global Learning Center of Putnam County

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putnam sits down with Maria Baltazar and Marilyn Flores from the Global Learning Center in Putnam County. The trio talks about what both Maria and Marilyn do with the global learning students, how they both go about building relationships and…
4 Nov 2023 23 min

Making The Grade: All About The Brain

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy Putnam talks about the brain and how it plays a role in children's lives. She discusses why our brains are so important and how it's development impacts us starting as children into adulthood, what is the meaning of "self-regulation", and…
21 Oct 2023 23 min

Making The Grade: Dealing With Grief and Loss

In this week's episode of Making The Grade - Cindy sits back down with Michelle Miller, this time on the topic of dealing with grief and loss. Michelle jumps in and talks about her story of losing her husband in May of 2010, how hard it is to make so…
8 Oct 2023 24 min