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“Aprendiendo Juntos”, new Spanish-language show on The Education Network (TEN)

Last Updated by Dan Mergens on

Tuesday, March 23, 2015                                                                               


For Immediate Release:

Contact: Samantha Conde,

Director of Education & Community Engagement

Phone: 561.364.4407 E-mail: sconde@wxel.org


WXEL, PBS for the PalmBeaches, and the Palm BeachCountySchool District in Agreement to Enhance Service to Hispanic Community.

New Community Affairs TV Show “Aprendiendo Juntos” with Co-host Natalia Powers, Community Engagement Manager & Samantha Conde, WXEL’s Director of Education and Community Engagement.

Palm Beach County’s Hispanic Community is the largest minority in our schools and county. Students and families from 25 Spanish-speaking countries and the U.S.call Palm Beach County home. To address the needs of this significant and growing population, The Education Network (TEN) along with Department of Communications and Engagement of the School District of Palm Beach County produce the television show “Aprendiendo Juntos” providing important information to the community about education issues, programs, activities and opportunities at their children’s schools. Now, in collaboration with local PBS station WXEL, “Aprendiendo Juntos” is presented by Natalia Powers, Community Engagement Manager and Samantha Conde, WXEL’s Director of Education and Community Engagement.

The Spanish-language show, “Aprendiendo Juntos” features unique interviews with renowned personalities, information about community and educational programs, and initiatives of particular interest to the Hispanic parents and communities. Additionally the show will feature school news such as students’ awards and special events. The thirty-minute program includes an array of topics delivered in a dynamic and entertaining fashion, enhanced with Samanthas' and Natalias' charismatic personalities. Furthermore, the mission of the show is to provide current information relevant to parents and community members.

The program will broadcast at 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on WXEL Comcast Digital Cable 202 and Over the Air Basic 42.4.  On T.E.N, it will air Monday through Friday, at 11:00 a.m. and again at 8:00 p.m. on Comcast Digital Cable 234 or Basic 10.1.  It is also available for viewing at anytime online http://watch.wxel.org/show/aprendiendo-juntos/​

“Aprendiendo Juntos” is a production of the Office of Communications and T.E.N. from the School District of Palm Beach County in collaboration with WXEL TV.