iDream.tv Six thousand teachers and MPS employees gathered at Mariucci arena to celebrate the kick-off of the 2013-2014 school year. Special guests included
Robert Hayles, KBEM Production Specialist
Michele Jansen, KBEM General Manager
Alberto Monserrate, Chair, Minneapolis Board of Education
Lynn Nordgren, President Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Local 59
Patrick Henry High School Elite Step Team,
Susie Saccoman, Comedian and MPS Teacher
Principal Baruti Kafele, Keynote Speaker
and of course
Dr. Bernadeia Johnson, MPS Superintendent
iDream.tv is proud to join the Minneapolis Public Schools in recruiting a diverse staff to reflect and compliment the diverse student body and the changing demographics of Minneapolis.
iDream.tv worked with the MPS Offices of Human Resources, Communications, and Equity & Diversity to produce this video featuring comments by Paul Marietta, Dahir Hassan, Mariana Soldini, Venessa Bendickson, Shana Olagbaju, Leticia Guadarrama, Mauri Melander and reflecting the work of many others. The video is also available in Hmong, Spanish, and Somali.
iDream.tv production team: Paul Auguston, Luis Iglesias, Edie French
iDream.tv worked with Minneapolis Public Schools GEMS and GISE Program to produce this video. Take a sneak peek into the GEMS and GISE programs and discover more about this fun approach to learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).