5 episodes

For educators, by educators, Teacher Voice is the only podcast that sits down with real educators to discuss the policies and issues that are affecting their classrooms, profession, and most importantly their students.

Teacher Voice | An E4E Podcast Educators for Excellence

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

For educators, by educators, Teacher Voice is the only podcast that sits down with real educators to discuss the policies and issues that are affecting their classrooms, profession, and most importantly their students.

    Janus v. AFSCME

    Janus v. AFSCME

    In this episode of Teacher Voice, Brendan and Cyndi take a deep dive into Janus v. AFSCME and how it will impact educators and their unions. They get an overview of the case from Evan Stone, E4E Co-Founder and Co-CEO. They also chat with Maddie Fennell, executive director of the Nebraska State Education Association, and two E4E members, Kallie Jones and Christina Kim. In addition, Brendan and Cyndi preview some of the results from a groundbreaking new survey: Voices from the Classroom: A survey of America's Educators. To learn more about this survey, visit: https://e4e.org/teachersurvey
    Hosts: Brendan Sargent and Cyndi Reyes
    Producer: Jason Crow
    Music by: Eduardo Reyes
    Created by: Brendan Sargent & Educators for Excellence
    Special thanks to: Evan Stone, Maddie Fennell, Kallie Jones, Christina Kim, Ciara Mentzer, Amal Karim, Kris Havens, Liz Warden, and Tyler Douse.

    • 52 min
    Teacher Appreciation

    Teacher Appreciation

    In a very special Teacher Appreciation Month episode of the Teacher Voice podcast, Brendan and Cyndi chat with four teachers about their experience as educators in Los Angeles, Chicago, Minnesota, and New York City. These four educators discuss everything from teacher leadership outside the classroom to what it really means to appreciate teachers in today’s world.

    To learn more about how we are celebrating educators and the incredible work they are doing, check out: https://e4e.org/thankateacher

    Hosts: Brendan Sargent and Cyndi Reyes
    Producer: Jason Crow
    Music by: Eduardo Reyes
    Created by: Brendan Sargent & Educators for Excellence

    • 46 min
    In Class, Not Cuffs

    In Class, Not Cuffs

    In this episode of Teacher Voice, Cyndi and Brendan chat with Misti Kemmer, a fourth grade teacher from Russell Elementary in Los Angeles, and Tynisha Jointer, a behavioral health specialist who works for Chicago Public Schools.

    The two educators discuss their own educational journeys, as well as their experience advocating in Washington D.C. as a part E4E’s #InClassNotCuffs campaign. The conversation zooms in and out, discussing the importance of the 2014 Discipline Guidance issued by President Obama and the potential consequences of rescinding it. Visit https://e4e.org/inclassnotcuffs for more information.

    Hosts: Brendan Sargent and Cyndi Reyes
    Producer: Jason Crow
    Music by: Eduardo Reyes
    Special Thanks: Misti Kemmer and Tynisha Jointer, and the E4E team: Tyler, Ciara and Amal
    Created by: Brendan Sargent & Educators for Excellence

    • 45 min
    Status Quo

    Status Quo

    In this episode of Teacher Voice, hosts Brendan Sargent & Cyndi Reyes dive deep into the issues surrounding California Assembly Bill 1220, also known as the Teacher and Student Success Act, which seeks to strengthen and preserve permanent status (also known as tenure) in the state. They interview Phylis Hoffman, a 25-year veteran educator in LA public schools, as well as the author of the legislation, California Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber.
    Hosts: Brendan Sargent and Cyndi Reyes
    Producer: Jason Crow
    Music by: Eduardo Reyes
    Special Thanks: Phylis Hoffman and Dr. Shirley Weber, and the E4E team: Tyler, Vin, Kris, Ciara, Myra, Evan, Sydney, Ama, Jelena, Jennifer, Danielle, Steven, Sarina, Kara, Kevin, Ellen, Cooper, Matthew, Day, and Rafael
    Created by: Brendan Sargent & Educators for Excellence
    If you’re in California and would like to attend the Challenging the Status Quo event on February 22, please click here to reserve your seat: https://e4e.org/take-action/attend-an-event/challenging-status-quo

    • 56 min
    The podcast before the podcast.

    The podcast before the podcast.

    This is our podcast. Well not yet. This is the podcast before the podcast. We're going to take a few minutes here to tell you who we are, what this podcast is all about, and what you can expect from each episode.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Jameson Crow ,

Great podcast!

A MUST LISTEN for anyone who is in education.

Arsj2009 ,

Promising!

This first episode was interesting and thought provoking. I can't wait to see how this podcast evolves.

APJ3323 ,

Former Educator

I love to hear from teachers about their profession and the issues that matter to them and their students! Keep it up!

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