The new episode of the Alief ISD podcast series – “Fine Arts – Building Confidence Through Quality Fine Arts Programs” was posted this week. A special guest calls into the ImpactED studios: Thien An Nguyen, who was the first Alief Idol winner, graduated from Kerr High School this past spring and is currently attending the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. Superintendent HD Chambers chats with Nguyen, Kimberly Smith (Alief ISD Director of Public Relations) and Michelle Lopez (Alief ISD Fine Arts Facilitator) about the significance of fine arts in student learning, the role it plays in fostering a sense of community in schools and the future of arts integration.

The podcast is currently up on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePodcasts and TuneIn. You may click the picture above to be directed to the district website for easy access.