Dec 7, 2020
In our last episode, we are off to Wyoming.
Mark Roy wasn't always a rural teacher, but being remote is comfortable to him. He likes to be out in the backcountry. He now teaches 7th and 8th grade science at the Fort Washakie School, on the Wind River Reservation.
He tells us about his transition to teaching, being a...
Nov 30, 2020
This year has been strange for even the most experienced teachers. But this is only Sharon Laredo Christie’s 3rd year of teaching - and she has been at a different school for each one.
Sharon teaches in Douglas, Arizona, it's a town right on the US Mexico border in the southeast corner of the state. It's not always...
Nov 23, 2020
In this episode, we are going about as rural as rural gets in the United States. To the North Slope of Alaska.
While stories of 24-hour darkness, 10 dollar gallons of milk and
towns with no roads out are always popular when talking about far
northern Alaska, there is so much more to these places.
Patti and Rod Lloyd...
Nov 9, 2020
Michael Melton has been teaching for over 20 years, and has held so many roles. Not only inside the walls of a public school building but in the community of Whitesburg Kentucky as well. For Michael, being a teacher in a place like this is much more than the curriculum he talks about in a typical school day. He knows...
Nov 2, 2020
Melissa Wyman is born and bred in New England. After growing up on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, she went to college at the University of Vermont in Burlington and eventually made her way down to White River Junction, a village within the town of Hartford, Vermont. And she’s been teaching at Hartford...