Molly Peacock and Michael Groden

Poet Molly Peacock (73) talks with her husband, Michael Groden (73), a James Joyce scholar, about their sixty-year love story that was interrupted for twenty years. They talk about ongoing love, Mike's melanoma, the novel Ulysses, and the parallel lives...

Jenny Tan and Cherese Brauer

KIPP educators and colleagues Jenny Tan (43) and Cherese Brauer (42) discuss equitability in their model of education, share personal stories from when they were students, and aspirations for the organization.

Kristi Borge and Linda Marsh: One Room Schools

Kristi Borge, age 33, is the 2021 Montana Teacher of the Year and is a multi-grade teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in southwest Montana. Kristi visits with her supervisor and mentor Linda Marsh, age 65, who is the Beaverhead County...

Teacher Interview Podcast

This interview is with one my most impactful teachers. We discussed her experience while being a teacher & any advice she has for be going into the field.

Erik Bitterbaum talks about his life with SUNY Cortland students

Erik Bitterbaum begins by recalling his life traveling the world. He describes his upbringing, education, and professional career, all the way up through becoming the university president at SUNY Cortland. He talks about how he remembers people so well, and...

Freeman Hrabowski and Eunice Cho

Eunice Cho (32) interviews her mentor and the president of her Alma Mater, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski (70), about his pursuit of higher education and offering his students an authentic and supportive environment.

Compassion: an interview of Taylor B. Bowers, by Nicholas J. Musial.

Nicholas J. Musial(19) interviewing Mr. Bowers, his freshman year math teacher, about his struggles so far as a teacher and his struggles when he was young, witnessing his parents divorce.

Amalia Matchett and her mother Heather Matchett talk about studying family heritage

In this interview, conducted in November 2022 in Tucson, Arizona, Amalia Matchett (16) interviews her closest confidant and mother Heather Matchett (50) about her childhood growing up in New York and her search for answers about their family heritage. Ms....

Sidney Harrison interviewed by Rosanne Pritchett
October 12, 2021 App Interview

Sidney Harrison discusses life and family experiences growing up in Hot Springs North Carolina. From his father working on the Manhattan project in Oak Ridge Tennessee, to being the mayor of Hot Springs and in the lions club for over...

Winter Final 1 Senora Escobar

This interview is with my spanish teacher Señora Escobar. We discussed her childhood and her life experiences. As well as what lead her to be a spanish teacher.

A Teacher’s Career – 12-19-2023

I am Athena Mckemy, I am 17 years old and I am a senior in high school. I asked my mom, Laura Mckemy about her teaching career. She has been a teacher for 18 years total, and is currently teaching...

Katie Steward and Michelle Bradfield

One Small Step partners Katie Steward (54) and Michelle Bradfield (55) connect over their experiences raising families and feeling like they straddle party lines while discussing their differing views on voting and political apathy.

Kirsten Yates and Paul Sifton

Kirsten Yates (33), a middle school history teacher, talks to her One Small Step conversation partner and business owner Paul Sifton [no age given] about how COVID-19 has impacted their jobs and politics and social media.

How Teaching has Changed Over Time

Eileen Ball speaks about what motivated her to become a teacher and recounts her career working with students who required special attention. What these students needed more than anything was a caring role model and to know that somebody is...

Ann Trenk and Lisa Rodensky

Colleagues Ann Trenk (57) and Lisa Rodensky (58) reflect, as colleagues, on how the pandemic has affected their teaching.

Paula Lillard Preschlack and Paula Polk Lillard: The Spirit in Montessori's Approach with Children

Paula Lillard Preschlack and her mother/author/speaker Paula Polk Lillard, age 90, discuss their experiences of working with children in Montessori classrooms with this vital theme of the spirit in the approach. Topics covered in order: I: The Silence Game, II:...

Teacher Talk – Don't Know Much About History: An Interview with Don and Gabriella Sheffler

Don't know much about history? Gabriella Sheffler advises students to find their own history. Listen to this chat with the two teachers in my family - my husband Don, who teaches photography, and my daughter Gabriella who teaches history. My...

Professor David Hicks Discusses His Career in Anthropology

David Hicks (84) talks about the beginning of his life and early school years in Wales and all the way through his career and recent retirement with his granddaughter, Clara (13). Professor Hicks discusses what sparked his interest in the...