Podcast: Amy Jo Meiners, 2016 Alaska Teacher of the Year

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Teacher Voices, Podcasts

Leading from the Classroom: Insights from the 2016 Teachers of the Year

In this episode, Amy Jo Meiners, a gifted and talented teacher at Auke Bay and Riverbend Elementary Schools in Juneau, Alaska, tells us about an aha moment discovering teachers’ voices have influence.

Here’s Amy Jo.

Teachers currently in the classroom provide a perspective on the effective policies in a real way. Practicing educators, those with the boots in the classroom, need to join the table where education policy is crafted.

Learn more about CCSSO and the National Teacher of the Year Program

7 Questions for Your Teacher Professional Development Plan

Plan now for better results

Is your school or district PD plan truly a system of strategic, ongoing education that supports student learning, teacher growth, and larger institutional goals? This guide will help you ask the right questions to ensure that your PD experiences are effective and practical.