Teachers’ Lounge is a new podcast from WNIJ telling the stories of education in Illinois with the help of stories from Illinois educators. Join reporter Peter Medlin every other Friday (payday!) for a new episode.
If you are a teacher, you know a teacher who you think should be on the show, or have a story about a teacher who inspired you -- send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the conversation.
Also, feel free to send us your ideas for stories and topics for the show to cover.
Listen/read more about the topics covered:
Teacher In This Episode:
People Interviewed In This Episode:
Anthony Castaldo, Paw Paw High School Graduate
Kendall Haubaker, Former Paw Paw High School Student
Patty Torman, Retired Paw Paw Administrator
Katie Pasternak, Northern Illinois University Education Student
Laurie Elish-Piper, NIU Dean of the College of Education
Sue Scherer, Illinois State Representative (D-96)
Our show's theme music is from the northern Illinois-based band "Kindoves" and their songs "Popin," "Origins" and "Quiche." You can find more of their music on their Soundcloud page. You can also listen to the episode of WNIJ's own "Sessions from Studio A" where they were featured.
Teachers! People who know teachers! People with stories about teachers! Send us an email and be part of the show! Also, send us your topic recommendations: