Voices of Education
About This Show
The purpose of this podcast is to bring the Voices of Education together. Stakeholders from throughout the world of education appear weekly to share thoughts, stories, insights, and perspectives from within the field of education. Guests include educators, researchers, policy makers, edupreneurs and other thought leaders from around the globe.
Voices of Education premiered in August 2016, and is hosted by a practicing high school teacher, Mike Whalen, at the Flint Podcasting Company in Flint, Michigan. Mike Whalen has a Master’s degree in Education Policy and Leadership from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and serves on his local Board of Education.
Most Recent Episode
6. Teacher of The Year Turned Politician | Shawn Sheehan
Shawn Sheehan is the 2016 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Shawn, and brings many insights from the world of education. He is currently running for the State Senate in Oklahoma and has also started his own organization - TeachLikeMe. Oklahoma is currently facing a 1.3 billion budget shortfall, and Shawn is taking on the incumbent in the race to correct it. Shawn is a fantastic professional and provides insights on the field of education and his career as a teacher. He also offers advice to teachers that don’t always take a role in shaping the conversation around education. Resources From This Episode: Campaign Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/sheehanforok TeachLikeMe Organization - http://www.teachlikeme.org/