Teach­ers share in pod­casts


The 2016 New Mex­ico Teacher of the Year David Mo­rales, a teacher at May­field High School, is fea­tured on the pod­cast “Lead­ing from the Class­room,” a new se­ries fea­tur­ing first­hand ac­counts from the state teach­ers of the year.

Each episode is four to seven min­utes long and fea­tures a dif­fer­ent teacher shar­ing a personal and poignant mo­ment that crys­tal­lized the im­por­tance of teach­ing and of be­ing a teacher. Mo­rales talks about his fa­ther’s ex­pe­ri­ences after im­mi­grat­ing from Mex­ico and his own ef­forts to sup­port im­mi­grant stu­dents and their fam­i­lies.

The se­ries is pro­duced by the not-for-profit ed­u­ca­tional ser­vices or­ga­ni­za­tion North­west Eval­u­a­tion As­so­ci­a­tion, in part­ner­ship with the Coun­cil of Chief State School Of­fi­cers.

The first seven episodes, in­clud­ing Mo­rales’, are avail­able on NWEA’s mul­ti­me­dia site, Teach. Learn. Grow, at http://www.nwea.org/2016TOYPod­casts. To lis­ten to Mo­rales’ pod­cast, visit http://nwea.us/ DavidMo­ralesTOY.

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