In Connecting to Community Through Oral History (C2C) students will reach out to K-12 teachers in their home communities to conduct oral histories that explore teachers’ experiences. Through the process of conducting, collecting, and sharing research, students will emerge as a community of scholars invested in the health of their home communities. C2C will be the first significant digital database focused on teachers and will make ASU a key resource for scholars, educational leaders, and policymakers committed to the health of K12 education.
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  Mark Ford interviewing Bruce Hall

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Mark Ford, a student of Arizona State University Online, interviewed Bruce Hall, a high school History teacher at Episcopal Collegiate in Little Rock, Arkansas. The questions covered the topics of the educational culture, academic expectations, and issues of integration and equal opportunity experienced by a private school.

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2018-11-07

  C2C interview with Gary Whitwell

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Interview of Mr. Gary Whitwell, Head of School of Trinity School of Texas in Longview, TX. 43 years in education in the state of Texas, both public and private.

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2018-11-20

  Connecting to Communities Through Oral History (C2C) - Interview with an administrator of a small, South Louisiana high school

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The interview centers around a conversation with an anonymous public school administrator at a small, South Louisiana high school. The interviewee covers topics from the problem with teacher retention, school security, salary, and the future of public education nationwide.

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2018-11-15

  C2C Interview by Lady Parada of David Peer

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BIOGRAPHICAL SYNOPSIS OF INTERVIEWEE:

David Peer. Place of birth: Secaucus, NJ. Currently lives in Lyndhurst, NJ. Teaches bilingual mathematics in Union City High School. Education: BA and MA completed in Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

David has lived and studied in

BIOGRAPHICAL SYNOPSIS OF INTERVIEWEE:

David Peer. Place of birth: Secaucus, NJ. Currently lives in Lyndhurst, NJ. Teaches bilingual mathematics in Union City High School. Education: BA and MA completed in Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

David has lived and studied in New Jersey his whole life. Once David graduated from Rutgers University, he pursued work in one of the closest urban cities in his community. He is passionate about his work, poised, bilingual, tenured and considers this his vocation and calling.

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In this interview several topics relevant to the community of Union City are discussed. These include immigration, economic hardships, parental participation, school safety, school funding and the management of these funds. David explains why he began to teach and then explores, in detail, the issues that he contends with on a daily basis and reflects on the experiences had.

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2018-04-15

  C2C Interview with Mr. Alan Hall

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This is an interview with Mr. Alan Hall on April 13, 2018 in Raeford, North Carolina. The interview is part of the Connecting to Communities Oral History Project and the interviewer is Mr. Joseph Sobieski. During the interview

This is an interview with Mr. Alan Hall on April 13, 2018 in Raeford, North Carolina. The interview is part of the Connecting to Communities Oral History Project and the interviewer is Mr. Joseph Sobieski. During the interview Mr. Hall discusses a wide range of topics in education such as advice for new teachers, student engagement, coaching, school security, technology, and challenges in the classroom.

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2018-04-13

  Interview with Dorsaf Kouki

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This interview discusses Dorsaf Kouki’s early educational background, her teachers training in Paris and her desire to return to Tunisia upon completion of her degree. The discussion continues to discuss the changes in education between the establishment of Tunisian

This interview discusses Dorsaf Kouki’s early educational background, her teachers training in Paris and her desire to return to Tunisia upon completion of her degree. The discussion continues to discuss the changes in education between the establishment of Tunisian independence under Habib Bourgiba to reforms under Ben Ali and how the Arab Spring movement of 2011 has further contributed to educational reform. The interview also discusses the differences between rural and urban Tunisian education and the significance of the American Cooperative School of Tunis’s efforts to involve itself in local community action. Discussion of the education ministry and its efforts to address shortcomings in the school system is included as well as Mrs. Kouki’s efforts in the Lion’s and Rotary Clubs to impact the community.

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2018-11-04

  C2C Interview with Allyson Bogie

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This is an audio interview with Allyson Bogie a librarian at Fred Korematsu Middle School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District in the San Francisco Bay area of northern California. This interview was recorded for the Connecting to

This is an audio interview with Allyson Bogie a librarian at Fred Korematsu Middle School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District in the San Francisco Bay area of northern California. This interview was recorded for the Connecting to Community Oral History Project (C2C). The interview includes Ms. Bogie’s background, her training as a teacher through the Teach for America program, her transition to library work and her perspective on some local issues of diversity within her school environment. She discusses topics including parental involvement and expectations, and working in a school with a multi-ethnic student body.

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2017-11-13

  Clay County, FL Teacher Interview FA17

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This is an interview of a secondary teacher discussing her career and state of the teaching profession today. Teacher is from Clay County, Florida.

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2017-11-15

  C2C Interview With Jeanne Gaia

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This interview is with a retried Special Education & Elementary School teacher, Jeanne Gaia. She taught from about 1969-2009 in Yolo & San Joaquin County. Covered in the interview is her personal, family & education background; her experiences as both

This interview is with a retried Special Education & Elementary School teacher, Jeanne Gaia. She taught from about 1969-2009 in Yolo & San Joaquin County. Covered in the interview is her personal, family & education background; her experiences as both a special education and 2nd grade teacher; key changes in education such as curriculum, teacher autonomy, carrying out the mandates of the "No Child Left Behind" Act, the influx of children of Southeast Asian refugees & migrant workers; cultural and language issues; changes in technology; personal issues that affect children & their education; charter schools and the importance of improving public schools; violence & the 1989 Cleveland School Shooting in Stockton, CA; changes in society, future of teaching & possible solutions.

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2017-11-10