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Career Growth for ESPs

Career Growth for ESPs

Nicki Belnap, an accountant at an Oregon community college and graduate of NEA's "ESP Leaders for Tomorrow" program, discusses her unique career path and shares tips for ESP leadership and professional growth. Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!
Connection and Compassion at School

Connection and Compassion at School

Rowena Shurn, a 14-year classroom veteran and current NEA senior Program and Policy Analyst Specialist, talks to us about focusing on human connection in the classroom and teaching with compassion for students' circumstances. Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!
What’s a Community School, Anyway?

What’s a Community School, Anyway?

Kyle Serrette, a Senior Policy Analyst at NEA, helps us understand community schools — what they are, how they work, and how they're helping students across the country succeed. Learn more about community schools and how to transform your local school into one here: http://www.nea.org/communityschools. Or, visit one of Kyle's recommended resources here: https://communityschools.futureforlearning.org/ Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!
Paraeducator Perspective

Paraeducator Perspective

Rochelle Greenwell, a 3rd grade math paraeducator in Kent, WA with 8 years of experience, talks about the foundation for a good relationship between teachers and paraeducators. Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!
The Teacher & Paraeducator Team

The Teacher & Paraeducator Team

Courtney Dooley & Tameka Mays are a teacher and paraeducator team who've spent 2 years together in their math and science classroom in Newcastle, DE. They share their tips about the teacher/paraeducator relationship and how to get the most out of it while supporting students. Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!
Navigating Your Career in a Testing Environment

Navigating Your Career in a Testing Environment

Candace Gautney, a high school testing coordinator in Tallahassee, FL, and a 15 year educational professional, talks about gauging student progress and ways new educators can reach out to their coordinators for support within instruction and testing environments. Don’t forget to subscribe to the School Me podcast so that you’ll never miss an episode!