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The Educators' Cooperative

The Educators' Cooperative

By Educator's Cooperative Podcast
The Educators’ Cooperative brings teachers together from schools all over Nashville, public, charter, and private, to share best practices focused on teaching and learning. This podcast delves into their classrooms, practices, and meditations on how they successfully serve Nashville's students.
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Interview with Cohort 7 members Amissa and Cindy
July 01, 2021
Season 2 Episode 3 Edcamp Nash 2020
Conversation with Misha from A New Leaf
February 08, 2020
Season 2 Episode 2 Coffee Check-In with Jenna Davis
Our second episode of Season 2 is our first Micro Episode. In it Sara talks with Jenna about specific actions she will take in her class next week based on thing she heard from fellow Edco members at today's coffee hosted by Elizabeth at Lead South East
January 11, 2020
Season 2 Episode 1 EdCoop Podcast w/Addison Barrack
Addison Barrack is a 5th grade ELA teacher at McMurray Middle School. In this episode, Addison discusses modifying the tuning protocol to an abbreviated 10 minutes to get buy-in from her fellow team members in hopes to stretch it out to an hour in the future. The 10 minutes are an amazing listen and Sarah's mindful questions about the process make for another great episode of the Educators' Cooperative Podcast
January 07, 2020
Episode 7 Edcoop Podcast w/ Lizzy Ammerman
Sarah interviews University School of Nashville first grade teacher Lizzy Ammerman and Sam one of the parents of a current student about the parent book club she started this year using The Awakened Family by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. 
April 13, 2019
Episode 6 Edcoop Podcast with Edcamp participants
This episode finds Sarah interviewing three teachers who walked from the final moments of Nashville's second ever Edcamp into a classroom to record this podcast. 
February 23, 2019
Episode 5 Edcoop Podcast with Ada Collins
Host Sara Guest and Ada Collins discuss using data, differences  between classroom and coaching and always how you take care of yourself so you can do all again next week! For more information about the Educators' Cooperative please visit our website
February 13, 2019
Episode 4 EdCoop Podcast with Karri Leslie
Karri Leslie is a cohort 2 member of The Educators Cooperative. In this episode Sarah asks her about her lesson on empathy, how she's always calm and where she got such a strong SEL vision from. To learn more about The Educators Cooperative visit
January 08, 2019
Episode 3 Ed Coop Podcast Jennifer Ferguson
Jennifer Ferguson discusses how Educators Cooperative members can take advantage of her coaching skills to differentiate learning in their classrooms
November 18, 2018
Episode 2
Guest Host Greg O'Loughlin interviews Hume Fogg math teacher Christopher Collins about his inquiry-based approach in his classroom. If you are an Ed-Coop teacher interested in being featured on the podcast please reach out to Mike Mitchell at
November 11, 2018
Season 1 Episode 1
Welcome to the first episode of The Educators' Cooperative Podcast. This month, we're lucky to be joined by Shana Feldspausch, a second grade teacher at Mt. View Elementary School, in Antioch, TN. Our host Sarah Guest spent some time getting to know Shana and learning about transitioning from teaching in a Middle School to an Elementary School. They cover so many thoughtful topics like, planning, prep, transparency with your students, coaching, and more. So, listen up, and get to know one of your fellow CoOp teachers!" To learn more about The Educator's Cooperative visit You can follow Shana on Insta @firstn2nd
October 01, 2018