Interview with an elder, Mom, Patricia Stephenson

I interviewed my mom, and asked her some questions about growing up with French parents. We also discussed places that she lived and a few other topics.

"I came back to visit you specifically"

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2019 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Al Ziegler interviews his teacher and mentor Matt Guenther(52) and Matt's husband, Greg Ferree(51). The couple shares about fond college memories together, their friendship before they...

Two Generations of Educators, Joe Martinez and Debbie Malestein

Starting with a discussion of my mom’s childhood, we discussed her path to a career in education and the experiences she’s had along the way. The title derives from the idea that my experiences in school and through watching my...

"Here's the declaration of Alma Ata. Go out and do public health!" Malcolm Bryant and Jennifer Beard Talk About Global Health, Part 1

Malcolm Bryant talks with his colleague, Jennifer Beard, about working as a physician in Zimbabwe and how he made his way into a career in global public health implementing primary care programs in collaboration with health professionals around the world.

YCE Michael Green
September 15, 2019 App Interview

I talked with Michael about his experience so far in the YCE Kennesaw program. I asked about how he’s handling it, favorite moments, and anything else pertaining to the experience.

Johanna Quizel tells about the specifics of a career in elementary education.

A career in Elementary education is considered as one of the mainly satisfying careers in education today. When one educate elementary-aged children or anyone work at an elementary school in any number of extra elementary education jobs, you get the...

“If you don’t go through the bad times, you don’t know what good times are.”

I interviewed my AVID high school teacher and began by asking her about a life changing event, leading to her story and how it affected her and some advice for students on what she’s learned.

Becoming Jean Goodwin

I asked her who her biggest influences were growing up, what led her to become an elementary teacher, what she is most proud of besides her children, and what she wants to accomplish with the rest of her life.

Ned Hampford discusses growing up and mentoring youth.

In this interview, conducted on November 24, 2018 in Pottsville, PA, Zachary Turnitza (age 17) interviews his 8+ year mentor Ned Hampford (age 66) about his life experiences. Mr. Hampford shares his experiences about working many odd jobs and previous...

42 year old Derenda Ropp talks about going back to college as an adult.

Ethan Ropp (14) interviews his mother, Derenda Ropp (42), about her experience as a teacher and how she is going back to college for a teaching degree. This interview was conducted on November 29, 2017, in Greenville SC.

Robert Hellenga and Joseph Lennon. Hellenga, a novelist, was Lennon's English professor in the 1980s.

Robert Hellenga (78) talks with Joseph Lennon (51) about their friendship of 34 years. Hellenga taught Lennon from 1986-1990, and was his mentor. They talked about literature, pens, music, Italian food, and Knox College. Hellenga is in hospice with neuroendocrine...

The Secret To Being Happy is Your Own

In this interview recorded on April 2020 in Orange, California Karina Ochoa (25) interviews Beverly Weatherill (92) and discuss her stories about her career. Mrs. Beverly talks about how she created the curriculum for the Fullerton District for Health and...

Lessons from one generation for the next

A high school teacher reflects on how parenting and teaching are similar and how one prepares you for the other, the best memories from her life, and her hopes for the future of her family.

Miles Oshan and his father Scott Oshan talk about his childhood.

In this interview, Miles Oshan (17), asks Scott Oshan (55) about his upbringing in New York City, his childhood struggles, joys, and how each of these elements have influenced him throughout his life.

A teacher goes to seminary, then feels called to go back to teaching.

"Can my faith and my context line up in ways that create ethical possibilities for the world? Is it possible to be progressive and Christian at the same time?" Megan describes her journey to apply her faith to her life...

About Mr.Caputo

The interview was awesome he answers me the correct answers and his life was impressive

Rita M. Woodyard interview

We conversated about her childhood and personal life

Her legacy, last lesson & our final collaboration: Rachel reflects on her life as an educator

Rachel and Takeru are close friends, colleagues, and teach high school English class. When Rachel was diagnosed with her third bout of cancer, they sat down together to reflect on her journey as a teacher, from how she came into...

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John Lizarraga and Lynn Lizarraga

John Lizarraga (63) and his wife Lynn Lizarraga (64) discuss their upbringings, how they both became educators and how they met.