The RISD Podcast

The RISD Podcast Richardson ISD Microphone
Monthly podcast from Richardson ISD, hosted by superintendent Tabitha Branum, highlighting district achievements and celebrations through student and staff guests.

Episode 3 (Dec. 2022)

The RISD Podcast – Episode 3 (Dec. 2022) RISD Superintendent Tabitha Branum joins Chris “Dr. HR” Goodson and Dr. Matthew Gibbins for a podcast about services and resources available through the RISD Family Services Center that help families to clear hurdles for teaching and learning, plus a segment on the elementary disability awareness program To Be Like Me. View The RISD Podcast Episode 3 Transcript (PDF)

Guests include:

  • Abbie Kauffman, Network of Community Ministries President & CEO
  • Joe Miniscalco, RISD Executive Director of Student Services
  • Vanessa Montez, Program Specialist, RISD’s Newcomer Center
  • Hollis Owens, Founder & CEO of To Be Like Me
  • Katie Barrett, Executive Director of RISD Special Student Services
  • Becky Stevens, Principal of White Rock Elementary.

Episode 2 (Nov. 2022)

In the November episode of The RISD Podcast, Superintendent Branum and Chris “Dr. HR” Goodson talk with some of RISD’s nationally ranked athletes about their expectations for this year and their goals after graduating from RISD.

Episode 1 (Oct. 2022)

Premiere episode of The RISD Podcast. Hosted by RISD Superintendent Tabitha Branum and Chris “Dr. HR” Goodson. Guests include Berkner HS Mariachi Band sponsor Lydia Villarreal and student Leo Camacho; RISD principals of the year Dr. Charmaine Curtis and Chris Choat.