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- Creators: Adams, Tricia
- Creators: Blackston, Kim
- Creators: Gilbert, Mark
- Member of: Connecting to Community Through Oral History (C2C)
This is a graduate student contribution to the C2C project through Arizona State University. The interview is with Mr. Mark Gilbert, a high school special education teacher, in Birmingham, Alabama. The focus of the interview is on his work in special education. He provides an in-depth look at the role of special education teachers, particularly those in Alabama. Mr. Gilbert discusses various regulations, burn-out rate, and the negative discrepancies between special education teachers and general educators while also shining a positive light on why he remains in such a high-stress education role.
Audio interview with Kindergarten teacher Nancy Malek and her experiences in teaching in New Mexico at a year round, multi level school and in Washington State at both public and private schools. Issues of politics in education, bilingualism, funding, and charter schools are also discussed.
This Interview is with Kim Blackston in Springdale AR at the Don Tyson School of Innovation on September 22, 2016. Throughout the interview we discuss her views of how school has changed during her tenure as a teacher and how the School of Innovation has changed her teaching.
Interview with Bonnie Kirschman, a former television reporter and news anchor from Green Bay, Wisconsin who chose teaching as a career later in life. Bonnie describes her decision to change careers and the challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century.