Life of the School Podcast: The Podcast for Biology Teachers
About This Show
This is the podcast created by Biology Teacher Aaron Mathieu from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Massachusetts. Each episode, I will sit down with a different life science teacher and talk about his or her path to the classroom, work in the classroom, and hopes and dreams for the future.
Most Recent Episode
LOTS 9 - Jo-Anne Purdy
Jo-Anne Purdy is a Biology teacher at Westborough High School in Westborough Massachusetts. She has been a public school teacher for 19 years and currently teaches biology, though she has taught a variety of courses throughout her career including AP Biology. In Westborough, Jo-Anne was integral in bringing in over $40,000 in grant money to update the biotech equipment of the high school. Over the past 6 years, Jo-Anne has been actively involved in the BioBuilder community. She has written curriculum and led professional development helping to integrate Synthetic Biology into high schools. Jo-Anne holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in biological sciences.