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A brand new season of Leading From the Classroom is here—a podcast series about the heart, hopes, struggles, and strengths teachers see in their classrooms every day. Each week, you’ll hear the 2018 Teachers of the Year share their personal stories about what helped shape them as educators, and how they’re working to make a difference in the lives of their students.

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A brand new season of Leading From the Classroom is here—a podcast series about the heart, hopes, struggles, and strengths teachers see in their classrooms every day. Each week, you’ll hear the 2018 Teachers of the Year share their personal stories about what helped shape them as educators, and how they’re working to make a difference in the lives of their students.

    2018 Idaho Teacher of the Year: Becky Mitchell

    2018 Idaho Teacher of the Year: Becky Mitchell

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 Idaho Teacher of the Year Becky Mitchell tells us why she thinks asking kids what they want to be when they grow up is the wrong question.

    • 4 min
    2018 Wyoming Teacher of the Year: Sara Reed

    2018 Wyoming Teacher of the Year: Sara Reed

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 Wyoming Teacher of the Year Sara Reed shares why she believes that sometimes, the teachers who make the biggest difference are the ones who go against education norms.

    • 4 min
    2018 Maine Teacher of the Year: Kaitlin Young

    2018 Maine Teacher of the Year: Kaitlin Young

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year Kaitlin Young talks about the experience of inviting Senator Susan Collins to her school—and how her students took the opportunity to ask the tough questions they cared about most.

    • 5 min
    2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year: Ivonne Orozco

    2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year: Ivonne Orozco

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year Ivonne Orozco tells us about heritage language learners, and what students in her Spanish class taught her about the link between identity, culture, and language.

    • 7 min
    2018 Montana Teacher of the Year: Melissa Romano

    2018 Montana Teacher of the Year: Melissa Romano

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 Montana Teacher of the Year Melissa Romano shares the story of Owen, a student who showed her what’s possible when teachers collaborate.

    • 6 min
    2018 Utah Teacher of the Year: Aaryn Birchell

    2018 Utah Teacher of the Year: Aaryn Birchell

    In this episode of Leading from the Classroom, 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year Aaryn Birchell shares why she believes that before teachers can take care of our kids, they need to take care of each other.

    • 6 min

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