Powered by MPB Education, Chalkboard Ch@t is dedicated to providing up-to-date resources for teachers, parents, guardians, students and education enthusiasts. Each episode features knowledgeable experts and interesting guests shedding light on various topics relevant to the world of education throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Hosted by Germaine Flood, along with Co-Host Tara Wren, Chalkboard Ch@t is informative, interactive and fun! Chalkboard Ch@t premieres Friday, November 13, 2020.
Germaine Flood is the Podcast Host and Project Specialist for Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department. She has worked in radio for over 15 years and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Mississippi College. A true communicator at heart, she enjoys chatting with everyone she meets and looks forward to continuing her engagement with the community by utilizing her platform through MPB to help educate and inform listeners.
Tara Y. Wren is the Director of Education at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. With nearly 25 years of marketing, advertising, sales, public relations, cooperate and nonprofit leadership and advanced education experiences, she uses her practitioner, educator, administrative and operational skills to help fulfill the mission of MPB, which is to educate all Mississippians.