Podcast: Mairi Cooper, 2016 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

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

In this episode, Mairi Cooper, a music teacher as Fox Chapel Area High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, tells us how important the voices across Pennsylvania are.

Here’s Mairi.

They are your voices and I wanted those voices – your voices – to be heard. I wanted those stories – the stories of children who were grateful for a pencil or excited to win a math competition – to be heard. The struggles, the joys. I wanted all of those stories to be the stories that shape the conversation about education throughout the Commonwealth.

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