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- Creators: Bassett, Travis
- Creators: Bell, Dana
- Creators: Danielczyk, Catherine
- 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.
Arizona Graduate Student Dana Lee Bell interviews educator Dean Shreve from credit recovery school Sem Yeto in California on issues in credit recovery system, politics of education and the benefits of credit recovery school.
This is an interview with Adrian Macris, an art teacher at Spring High School in Spring, TX. Adrian came to teaching by way of an alternative teacher certification several years after graduating from college with a BFA in Sculpture. She talk about her journey in becoming a teacher, the challenges posed by teaching art to at risk learners, and the relationships between herself and the administration at her school.
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.