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The Imagination Machine With Katie Deshan

In this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt shares a conversation with Katie Deshan, who works for a company called The Imagination Machine. Originally founded by actress, Debbie Ren, in 1981, The Imagination Machine was created as a school assembly company with the purpose of promoting the arts to the kids of all ages in […]

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The Ocean Adventure with Wayne Brown

The School Zone Podcast welcomes Wayne Brown and his program The Ocean Adventure to the podcast. Wayne, a marine biologist, and his wife Karen have been inspiring students and encouraging ocean literacy for 27 years with their underwater adventure programs. Wayne’s interest in the underwater world began with a love for scuba diving. As a […]

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FireAde with J.C. Barb

The School Zone Podcast team had an exciting few days in San Jose California at the California CAPTA conference where we had the opportunity to learn about a fascinating school fundraising program called FireAde. It is our pleasure to welcome J.C. Barb and FireAde to the podcast. Fire Service Plus has been in production for […]

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Harlem Wizards with Eric Jones

The School Zone Podcast welcomes Eric “Broadway” Jones and the Harlem Wizards to the School Zone. Eric Jones has been part of the Harlem Wizards for 18 years and feels fortunate to be able to travel the country entertaining people. In 1962, Howie Davis started the Harlem Wizards. The team is now owned by Todd […]

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George Blasing: Dinosaur George

“Dinosaur George” Blasing is a self taught paleontologist and animal behaviorist with more than 35 years of study and research. Blasing is a public speaker, author, and television host and writer who has performed live to over 3 million people and has lectured in over 3000 museums, schools and public events. He is the writer, […]

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David Holden – Wheels of Freestyle

Wheels of Freestyle has delivered more than 6000 extreme sports performances worldwide, they produce running shows at places like Disney’s California adventure park, Lego land, Silver Dollar City, and Hershey’s Park etc. They also have a BMX show that they do for schools and are impacting kids all over the nation. When we first started […]

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Handicap This! With Tim Wambach

Tim Wambach from “Handicap This!” productions. We turned our story into a two man staged show called Handicap this!” We use Mike’s and I’s relationship as a kind of the thread that goes through the needle of the show. Mike has cerebral palsy and has virtually no movement in his arms and legs. Through the […]

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Positively Impact Your Students With The High Energy School Programs of the Champion Factory

Jeff Goodin is a motivational speaker as well as an entertainer. He was a college gymnast, a daredevil, and a mascot for two NBA teams. Jeff has transitioned from using his acrobatic skills as an NBA mascot into using these talents to inspire positive change in students by speaking at school assemblies. He has started […]

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