A Mile In My Shoes: The Walk & Talk Podcast

A Mile In My Shoes: The Walk & Talk Podcast

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One mile walk and talks with guests who are making moves to improve themselves and the world around them. Season One features esteemed educators from various disciplines who freely share life lessons, reflections and valuables resources. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stacey-mcadoo/support


Mindy Williams
Oct 22 • 20 min
Guest Bio: Just finished my 28th year, taught in 3 districts beginning in south At @McNeil high. BA In English, Masters In Ed with an emphasis on Reading, National Board Certified, taught 8th grade English pretty much my entire career, also taught…
Shaily Mosby
Oct 20 • 21 min
Guest Bio: I was born in London. Spent 4 years in India before moving to the states. Raised in Little Rock, went to Rhodes College for my undergraduate degree in History and Religion. Received my Masters in Counseling from UALR. I taught at Hall High…
Kellie May
Oct 17 • 21 min
Guest Bio: Kellie May is the 2019 Utah Teacher of the Year. Though a life-long learner and veteran educator of more than two decades, she knows that there is always more to learn and recognizes that her students have been her greatest teachers. She is so…
Walk& Talk With Veteran Educator Tracy Mason
Oct 15 • 30 min
Guest Bio: Guest Bio: I grew up in Bald Knob, AR, and I’m starting my 36th year in education. I’ve been a classroom teacher the entire time, but I’ve also coached volleyball, basketball, and track. I have a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from the…
Phillicia Bell
Oct 13 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Philicia Bell is a 10-year educator who started at Mills University Studies High School in the Pulaski County Special School District teaching Oral Communication to ninth through twelfth grade students of all abilities. She transitioned to…
Jennifer Wahl
Oct 10 • 24 min
Guest Bio: Jennifer R. Wahl has taught at Loyalsock Township High School since 2006 and the Pennsylvania College of Technology since 2015. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cabrini University in history and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership…
Walk & Talk With Educator Wendell Scales, Jr.
Oct 8 • 22 min
Guest Bio: Wendell Scales Jr. is an educator, son, brother, friend, and community leader in central Arkansas. Since 2010, he has focused on initiatives in education, mentorship, equity, access, and college matriculation. He is a five-year member and…
Crystal Green-Braswell
Oct 6 • 27 min
Guest Bio: Crystal Green-Braswell, a twenty- one year veteran educator, currently serves as a middle school assistant principal in the Little School District. Crystal earned a Specialist Degree in Education Leadership from Arkansas State University, a…
Dr. Kareem Neal
Oct 3 • 24 min
Guest Bio: Kareem has taught self-contained special education for 22 years. He has a master’s degree in special education from New Jersey City University. Kareem’s passion is social justice issues. He is a member of his district’s political engagement…
Walk & Talk With Educator Chelsey Smith
Oct 1 • 21 min
Guest Bio: My name is Chelsey Smith. I currently teach English 10 and Pre-AP English 10 at Nettleton High School. In December of 2017, I received my BSE in English from Arkansas State University, and just one month later I began teaching at Nettleton High…
Dr. Carla F. Carter
Sep 29 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Dr. Carla F. Carter is a Visual, Literary and Performance Arts educator with over 30 years of teaching Middle, High school and college level students. She is a performance poet and writer originally from Chicago, by way of New York and now…
Justin Minkel
Sep 26 • 17 min
Guest Bio: I have taught in high-poverty public schools (predominantly Latinx and Marshallese students, grades 2-4) for the past 20 years. In 2009, I started a home library project to put books into the hands and homes of children with few books at home,…
Chanda Lewis
Sep 24 • 18 min
Guest Bio: Chanda Lewis is a native of Little Rock, AR, with over 20 years in education in various roles from teaching to administration. Chanda received her Bachelors in Elementary Education from the University of Central Arkansas and her Masters in…
Deborah Hansberry
Sep 22 • 20 min
Guest Bio: I am in my 17th year as a teacher. I spent 13 years teaching math at McClellan High School. I am entering my 4th year teaching math at Central High. About This Episode: Walk a country mile with a high school teacher who shed her lion’s mane to…
Walk & Talk With Jennifer Ceasar
Sep 19 • 17 min
Guest Bio: Proud mom of 2 daughters (19 & 15), Masters of Art in Teaching with an emphasis on Family & Consumer Science, and love teaching, Jesus, family & crocheting! Starting my life long dream of teaching in my early 40’s has really allowed me to…
Dylan Huisken
Sep 17 • 21 min
Guest Bio: Dylan teaches 6-8 social studies in Bonner, Montana next to the Blackfoot River of “A River Runs Through It” fame. He is the 2019 Montana Teacher of the Year and has a passion for teaching place-based lessons that encourage students to be local…
Zora Madison
Sep 14 • 23 min
Guest Bio: I have been teaching Kindergarten for 22 years. I received my B.A in Elementary education with an emphasis in Early Childhood from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I have a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Pensacola Christian…
Lacey Jean-Pierre
Sep 12 • 21 min
Guest Bio: After having graduated college in the midst of the Great Recession, I went to work in corporate America. Desperately searching to find purpose while working in cubicles that sucked the life out of me, I decided to go to grad school for…
Nanette Patino
Sep 10 • 19 min
Guest Bio: I am a 26 yr elementary teacher. I taught most of my career as an NYC public school teacher. My area of expertise is in lower elementary /PreK-5. I have had the privilege of being a Bilingual and ESL teacher and will embark on my journey as a…
Shelly Parks
Sep 8 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Shelly Parks is a high school English teacher in St. Charles, MO at Francis Howell North High School. Her influence goes beyond her own classroom and even her own school, where she has spent years public speaking and offering training and…
Juanita I. Harris
Sep 5 • 21 min
Guest Bio: Juanita Inez Harris is a 32-year-old native of Texarkana, Arkansas. She has a decade of experience in the field of education. She is the daughter of Willie and Virginia Harris of Texarkana, Arkansas, In 2006, Juanita graduated from Arkansas…
Amanda Ahart
Sep 3 • 21 min
Guest Bio I am entering my 12th year of teaching and a product of a family full of educators. In my lifetime, I have been a part of 7 Arkansas school districts, either as a student or an educator. I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of…
Scott McCollum
Sep 1 • 23 min
Guest Bio: I’m in my second career after spending 25 years in retail. Currently a Math teacher at Gentry Middle School for 5 years. Married for 29 years and have two wonderful children. About This Episode: Walk through the Ozark Mountains with an engaging…
Zestlan Simmons
Aug 28 • 25 min
Guest Bio: Inspired to become an educator by her own teachers, Zestlan Simmons, a National Board Certified teacher, was once told by a family friend to “reconsider her options” when she shared her dream. However, for her, the joy of seeing students…
Sabrena Thacker
Aug 27 • 23 min
Guest Bio: I have been married for 17 years to a wonderful man and have the honor of raising two incredibly, funny children. I will be starting my 18 1/2 year of teaching this August. I have been teaching the last 15 years at Mayflower School District…
Amanda Ladish
Aug 25 • 21 min
Guest Bio: I’m Amanda. I am a 7th generation Arkansan. I grew up in southern Florida until returning to Fayetteville at age 12. Reading, writing, and roller skating are how I stay sane. I have taught a variety of age groups, and right now I am serving as…
Walk & Talk With Educator Jeffery Ladd II
Aug 22 • 18 min
Guest Bio: I am Jeffery Ladd II and I live in Texarkana Arkansas. I was a Navy brat so moving around is quite natural for me. I am 25 years of age but deep inside I am eternally 12. I think of myself as a highly creative and very vibrant youthful teacher.…
Keith Noyes
Aug 20 • 19 min
Guest Bio: Keith has taught in NH for the past 21 years. As a lover of all subjects, he guided fourth graders for 13 years, but spent the past seven years teaching middle schoolers to have fun while learning math. Sounds impossible right? He is moving…
Tamara Markey
Aug 18 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Tamara Markey is an innovative, passionate, and dynamic educator. She draws from and applies to her work in education, nearly a decade of professional experience as an Engineer with Amoco Oil and BP Pipelines. Mrs. Markey is a Woodrow Wilson…
Corey Oliver
Aug 15 • 22 min
Guest Bio: Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Central Arkansas, 1996 Master of Science in Education Degree, University of Central Arkansas, 2000 Employment: Bob and Betty Courtway Middle School, Conway, 1997-Present…
Chassidy Caraway
Aug 13 • 20 min
Guest Bio: Wife,mother, and teacher :) About This Episode: Walk a mile with a Marion, Arkansas elementary teacher of fifteen years (Chassidy Caraway) who never thought she would be a teacher but who became one to help her daughter. Learn about the year of…
Walk & Talk With Educator Dr. Marquese McFerguson
Aug 11 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Dr. Marquese McFerguson is an assistant professor within Florida Atlanta University’s School of Communication and Multimedia Studies. Dr. McFerguson is a Little Rock, Arkansas native. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from Ouachita…
Agnolia B. Gay
Aug 8 • 24 min
Guest Bio: Agnolia B. Gay has worked as a 23 year veteran educator with public schools in Little Rock, Arkansas; Pine Bluff, Arkansas; and Jacksonville, Florida. In the classroom Agnolia is responsible for: supervising and Instructing students utilizing…
Sarahi Monterrey
Aug 6 • 21 min
Guest Bio: As a child immigrant from El Salvador who grew up in public schools, Sarahi Monterrey recognizes the pivotal role teachers play in students’ lives. Sarahi was named Wisconsin’s 2018-2019 High School Teacher of the year and is Wisconsin’s 2019…
Torrie Achan
Aug 4 • 21 min
Guest Bio: My name is Torrie C. Achan. I grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. I am a 1996 graduate of LR J.A. Fair High School. I obtained a BSE in Elementary Education from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 2000. While a student at…
Leron McAdoo
Aug 1 • 27 min
Guest Bio: Leron Charles McAdoo, aka Ron Mc The HipHoptimist, is a nationally recognized spoken word poet, sought out personality, exhibiting professional artist, motivational speaker, actor, author, and seasoned educator. In addition to being a lifelong…
Anna Sansone
Jul 30 • 20 min
Guest Bio: Ms. Sansone is a high school science teacher at Vicenza High School in Vicenza, Italy. Ms. Sansone has fourteen years’ teaching experience, ten of which have been for the Department of Defense Education Activity teaching math, science, and…
Molly McKnight Storm
Jul 28 • 17 min
Guest Bio: First Grade Teacher at Don Roberts / 17 years in education / Former pre-k teacher at Terry Elementary and Roberts! / Graduate of UA-Little Rock / Arkansas native born and raised / Wife to Kevin / Doggie mom to Boston and Fenway! / Cancer…
Roxie Browning
Jul 25 • 27 min
Guest Bio: Roxie Hannah Browning is a native of Arkadelphia. She has been an educator since 2001 and currently serves as the proud Principal at Bale Elementary School in the Little Rock School District. Roxie currently serves as the Co-Executive Director…
Spencer Kiper
Jul 23 • 22 min
Guest Bio: Spencer Kiper is a regional and global STEM education and Ed Tech advocate who believes in empowering students through culturally-enriched and industry-based connections. His investment in the Whole Child Approach is bolstered by his background…
Janie Walburn
Jul 21 • 24 min
Guest Bio: I have been teaching since 1997. I have taught in three school districts beginning in Helena/West Helena Public School District, then moving to Pulaski County Special School District to my current location with Conway Public Schools. I have…
Johnny Laine, Jr.
Jul 18 • 21 min
Guest Bio: I am Johnny Laine, Jr. I am from Dayton, Ohio by way of Louisville, KY. I attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science. I began teaching science after graduating from the university. After…
Joe Hennessey
Jul 16 • 21 min
Guest Bio: Joe Hennessey is a high school English teacher in Guilford, Maine, and is the 2018 Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year, the 2019 Maine State Teacher of the Year, and the 2020 Maine Sanford Teacher Awardee. Additionally, he was selected by…
Dr. Charlie McAdoo, II
Jul 14 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Dr. Charlie E. McAdoo II has seventeen years of Career and Technical Education teaching experience. He has taught middle school, high school, and on the post-secondary level. Currently, he teaches Business Education in the City Schools of…
Erica Boomsma
Jul 11 • 23 min
Guest Bio: Erica Boomsma is the 2019 South Dakota Teacher of the Year and teaches 4th grade in the Huron School District. Passionate and driven to teach from a young age, she was inspired by excellent teachers. For 18 years, she has had the honor of…
A Mile In My Shoes: The Walk & Talk Podcast (Trailer)
Jul 8 • 0 min
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A Walk & Talk With Veteran Educator Rachel Rigsby
Jul 8 • 22 min
Guest Bio: House Killmonger. First of her name. The Unbothered. Queen of Gravity-Defying Hair. Breaker of Patriarchy. A Girl Has No President. About This Episode: Ear hustle on a conversation with a Game of Thrones, Black Panther loving history teacher…