Fund for Teachers - The Podcast

por Carrie Caton

Fund for Teachers is a national nonprofit that awards grants for self-designed fellowships to America's most innovative preK-12 teachers. This is a podcast to elevate these public/private/charter school educators as inspiring architects of their careers, classrooms and school communities. 

Episodios del podcast

  • Temporada 3

  • T03 E11 - Diving & Learning With a Purpose

    T03 E11 - Diving & Learning With a Purpose

    A smart, but angry young student who dreamed of becoming a pediatrician; a chemistry major; a Target hourly employee; and a substitute teacher. This was Veronica Wylie’s circuitous path to her high school classroom in Hazelhurst, ...

    25:57
  • T03 E10 - Advising Athletes for Success Beyond the Court

    T03 E10 - Advising Athletes for Success Beyond the Court

    The Supreme Court recently ruled that college athletes may benefit from perks beyond tuition, room and board and five state legislatures determined that college athletes may begin profiting from their personal brands.This ruling c...

    27:23
  • T03 E09 - Seeking Understanding for Students who Self-Harm

    T03 E09 - Seeking Understanding for Students who Self-Harm

    Prior to the pandemic, experts widely acknowledged that America’s students were experiencing a mental health crisis. A 2017 CDC report showed that suicide was the second-leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. Add incidents of...

    36:34
  • T03 E08 - Building Better Books with Braille

    T03 E08 - Building Better Books with Braille

    Two hours south of Helen Keller’s home is the town of Trussville. Every elementary, middle and high school has the same mascot and the district prides itself on “One Trussville.” So it stands to reason that when 15 visually impair...

    24:46
  • T03 E07 - Pivoting from Environmental Innovator to Educational Incubator

    T03 E07 - Pivoting from Environmental Innovator to Educational Incubator

    For the first time in our 20-year history, Fund for Teachers will host a national convening of educators called Plan It for the Planet – An Environmental Summit on Saturday, April 10th. This free virtual event, cohosted by the Ass...

    27:40