Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2010
BAM Radio Network, the education station online, today announced the launch of "Child Health and Safety Radio with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks." The ambitious new program aims to expand the availability of health and safety information to underserved communities by leveraging new media and social networking. The program will feature interviews with the nation's leading experts, researchers and advocacy groups on issues related to children's health and safety. The program will be distinguished by the creative way in which it will be distributed to underserved communities.
The show was developed specifically for time-pressured teachers, administrators, parents and organizations behind the technology curve. All episodes are condensed into brief, cogent summaries. The program is aired "on demand" on the BAM Radio Network at http://www.bamradionetwork.com, at http://www.childhealthonline.org and is available for download on iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=367630650
"I am excited about promoting children's health and safety through BAM Radio Network! Through collaboration, we can help parents, teachers, and caregivers across the nation with practical solutions to daily issues and concerns," said Dr. Hendrick
"New media and social networks provide robust new possibilities for disseminating vital child health and safety information. In collaboration with Dr, Hendricks we see many creative new ways to educate relevant communities. We are delighted to have her expertise and passion on the BAM Radio team," said Rae Pica, co-founder BAM Radio Network.
About Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks
Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks is a Certified Health Education Specialist and earned her doctoral degree from Indiana University in 1982. She has over 30 years experience in early childhood health education and research through the Head Start program, Healthy Child Care Alabama, health departments, university settings, foundations and professional organizations, and grant projects.
She is nationally recognized as a leader in health and safety education for childcare and preschool, and received the "Distinguished Service Award" of the American School Health Association in 2000.
Dr. Hendricks hosts the Child Health and Safety Channel on BAM Radio Network.
About BAM Radio Network
The BAM Radio Network is the largest online, education radio network for parents, teachers, administrators, advocates, journalists, legislators and all people interested in education-related topics. The network offers 21 channels of education programming available on demand and hosted by the nation's leading educators and advocates. The network is a joint venture between privately held New Hampshire-based Moving & Learning and Los Angeles-based Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC. The programming is produced by Emmy-winning broadcaster Errol Smith and distributed through the Affiliate Nanocasting Network
The Best Educational Reporting Team
BAM Radio Network has assembled the heads of the education community's leading associations to bring you the most insightful, accurate, relevant and up-to-date information on the education issues people really care about. The on-air hosts include:
- Dr. Mark Ginsberg, executive director of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Dr. Gerald Tirozzi, executive director of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
- Dr. William B. Harvey, executive director of the International Reading Association
- Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals
- Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators
- Yasmina Vinci, executive director of the National Head Start Association
- Paul Young, president and CEO of the National Afterschool Association
- John Musso, executive director of the Association of School Business Officials
- Brian Crowe, executive director/CEO of the National Association of Child Care Professionals
- Amy Garcia, executive director of the National Association of School Nurses
- Jodi Grant, executive director of the Afterschool Alliance
- Linda Geigle, executive director of the National Association for Family Child Care
- Dr. Eric Karolak, executive director of Early Childhood Education Consortium
- Barbara S. Belmont, executive director for the School Nutrition Association
- Sherry Waugh, president of the National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers
- Diane Whitehead, executive director of the Association for Childhood Education International
These education advocates are at the center of their respective communities and have their fingers on the pulse of what is going on moment by moment. Their programs are an invaluable resource for reporters, advocates, activists, legislators, analysts, parents, educators, administrators and anyone interested in transforming education.
Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC
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