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Eric Benson & Megan Gordon on Trauma-Informed Education, Community Partnerships, and Getting Involved

Awareness 2 Action

On this week’s episode, we have a conversation with Eric Benson and Megan Gordon about the impact of trauma informed education, building community partnerships, and the role that EVERYONE can play in the education of young people. Eric Benson began his career in education as a third-grade teacher in Page County Public Schools. He has served in various roles including high school assistant principal, principal, and Director of Instruction. He is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, Innovation and Accountability. Eric is committed to making sure all students' academic, social, and emotional needs are met on a daily basis.  Megan Gordon is the Program Director for Page Alliance for Community Action, a substance misuse prevention coalition in Page County.  Megan has been in this position since 2015. Prior to serving as the Program Director for the coalition, Megan worked for Page County Public Schools as the Secretary to the Superintendent and fiscal administrator for state and federal grants.   Page County Public Schools: https://www.pagecounty.k12.va.us Page Alliance for Community Action: https://www.pagecoalition.org Creating Trauma Informed Schools: https://starr.org/10-steps-to-create-a-trauma-informed-resilient-school/ The views and opinions expressed on Awareness 2 Action are those of the guests and host and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Prevention Department or Northwestern Community Services.


2 Feb 2021

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Special Guests: Eric Benson Jr. & Mason Kress

Cover Three Athletics Podcast

Central Catholic WR and North Allegheny WR Mason Kress join the podcast to talk about what they expect from their football teams during Friday's WPIAL 6A football championship game as Central Catholic plays North Allegheny at Martorelli Stadium in the North Hills. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coverthree-athletics/support


5 Nov 2020

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Bringing Climate Change into the Design Classroom with Eric Benson

We Are Climate Designers

We’re excited to introduce you to Eric Benson, one of our advisors and collaborators at ClimateDesigners.org.Eric is the Chair of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as author of the book, Design to Re-Nourish, a manual of sustainability through systems-thinking for the graphic designer.In this 17 minute conversation, we ask Eric to share some of his experience bringing sustainability concepts into the classroom as a design educator, even when the curriculum doesn’t necessarily call for it.“Ask for forgiveness, not permission,” Eric says. Being a design educator right now gives us an amazing opportunity to influence the future of our climate crisis. With Eric’s help, we aim to add many more resources here at ClimateDesigners.org to help design educators do just that.Show notes at http://climatedesigners.org/podcast/103


4 Mar 2020

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011. Environmentally Sound Research: with Eric Benson (S1E3)


Eric Benson was born in Arizona and raised in Mid-Michigan where he later received his BFA in graphic and industrial design from the University of Michigan in 1998. He worked professionally as a UI/UX designer at Razorfish and Texas Instruments before he received his MFA in design from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. His MFA thesis became the internationally recognized and award-winning sustainable design website www.re-nourish.org. His work with Re-nourish translated into an academic career where he currently is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research and teaching at Illinois laid the foundation to create the Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Paper Lab. Fresh Press explores the potential of papermaking to be zero waste, environmentally sustainable, and a catalyst for a thriving local economy.Benson has published and lectured internationally on the importance of sustainable design. His work has also garnered numerous design awards and has been seen in notable venues like The Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, the Hammer Museum, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and RISD. He is also an active participant in the national design scene and local Champaign community serving on the AIGA Design Educators Community and on the board of directors at 40North and Common Ground Food Co-op.Recorded 9.6.2019, Aired 10.06.2019Links of NoteWhere to find Eric Benson online Website: ericbenson.carbonmade.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ericbenson/ Instagram: @freshpresspaper Twitter: @renourish Mentioned during this podcast Rethink Design!, re-nourish.org/ Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Research Lab, freshpress.studio/ Music featured on this Episode Opening and closing track: “Street Background Vlog Hip-Hop” Where to find the DESIGN DEDUX podcast Website Apple Podcasts – Please, feel free to rate and leave a review! Android Spotify Stitcher Google Music YouTube Instagram Facebook Twitter Where to find Pete Bella online Website YouTube Instagram Facebook Twitter Contact the DESIGN DEDUX podcast

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4 Oct 2019

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Kudzu Vine

Eric will join us to dicsuss Texas politics, Beto O'Rouke and more.

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24 Feb 2019

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Eric Benson

Kudzu Vine

Eric will discuss Beto O'Rourke's 2018 US Senate campaign and his political future.


11 Feb 2019

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Spirit radio - the Paranormal Experience 1-30-19 Eric Benson

Spirit Radio-the Paranormal Experience

This week our guest is Eric Benson. Eric is a paranormal investigator with the American Association of Paranormal Investigators and author Supposedly Haunted: True Life Experiences of a Paranormal Investigator.


31 Jan 2019

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Eric Benson: “There’s Cruz’s Texas and Beto’s Texas"

The National Podcast of Texas

On our latest podcast, we talk to the host of Texas Monthly and Pineapple Street Media’s Underdog: Cruz Vs. Beto about the Senate race’s homestretch and what it all might mean come Wednesday morning.


5 Nov 2018

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#139 – Eric Benson, Chanakya Mukherjee & Kate Werneburg from Dauntless City Theatre's Much Ado About Nothing


Dauntless City Theatre presents Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.In this fast-paced queer contemporary staging, the hijinks and heartbreak of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing come to life as you've never seen them before. You'll follow the story around the park on foot, getting up close and personal with all the adventure, romance, and deception of this timeless tale. This event is welcoming to humans and dogs of all ages, and is wheelchair-accessible. Berczy Park, Toronto. Admission is by PWYC donation. Dauntless City Theatre produces classical theatre where you least expect it.


31 Jul 2018

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photographer Eric Benson Part 2 New Media Talk

i Had a conversation

 new media talk podcast topics, immediacy of digital photography, event photography, sports photography, wedding photography, digital verses film photography, Sony A7r3, futuristic cameras, “focus after the fact”, AI photographers, Google Photos, AI photo processing apps, photographic process, escape through photography, learning how to light things, trying out photo lighting techniques in video productions, The Facts … Continue reading "photographer Eric Benson Part 2 New Media Talk" The post photographer Eric Benson Part 2 New Media Talk appeared first on i Had a conversation.


11 May 2018