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- Creators: Bell, Dana
- Creators: Gilbert, Mark
- Creators: Holmberg, Jared
- 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.
Jared Holmberg interviews Peter Caschetta on his experience in the field of education, specifically his role as a Physical Education Teacher. His description includes working in a public charter school with a classical curriculum, his interest in PE, and his views on the state of education in Arizona.
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.
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.