Melissa Wyman - Hartford, VT
Melissa Wyman is born and bred in New England. After growing up on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, she went to college at the University of Vermont in Burlington and eventually made her way down to White River Junction, a village within the town of Hartford, Vermont. And she’s been teaching at Hartford High School for 10 years now. Listen as she talks about her plans for a school garden, meeting students where they are, and teaching kids to value their communities. --- This podcast is part of the “I Am a Rural Teacher” national advocacy campaign. We’d like to thank our partners at the National Rural Education Association, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Ozarks Teacher Corps, and The University of West Alabama’s Black Belt Teacher Corps. The “I Am a Rural Teacher” campaign is made possible by a grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The “I Am a Rural Teacher” Podcast is produced by Caitlin Whyte and Julia Levine, with music by Sam Douglass.