Faculty Room

Faculty Room

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By Maire Cervenak
A safe place for teachers and all of those in education can come to talk about those issues that concern them most. Education is in crisis and we’ve lost focus on what truly matters. This podcast is a way to vent, discuss, rethink, and refocus. Join us.
More places to listen

More places to listen

Finding your way home- The Ira Cross story.
In this episode, we talk to my dear friend, Ira Cross. He’s a young teacher from Ohio whose been in the profession for six years. Ira shares his story of getting into teaching, not feeling like he hit in with the “young, blonde teachers” and ultimately finding a place that felt like “home”.
29:41
July 8, 2019
Episode 4: Feedback can suck...but it doesn’t have to.
This episode discusses a bad observation I got and how I used the critique of my practice to make myself better. I offer tips for eliciting and accepting feedback and discuss some happenings on Twitter.
25:53
May 18, 2019
Episode 3: Teacher Stories (The Union Rep)
This week we share a story of a teacher who wanted to fight for teachers in his district so he became a union representative. It’s good work and important work, but not everyone in the district is thrilled with you.
39:34
May 10, 2019
The Mistakes We Make
In this episode, I share a story of a mistake my father made when I was younger. I also talk about the mistakes we all make and the judgement that tends to follow after. We are more than our mistakes. This episode attempts to discuss that. **warning: some explicit language**
19:31
April 15, 2019
Teacher Burnout and Five Ways to Make it Better
Each episode starts with a story. Today we are discussing Teacher Burnout. What it is, why it happens, and ways to help overcome it. We end each episode with a Twitter roundup and events to watch for. Thanks for listening.
24:46
April 1, 2019
Trailer for the new series “Faculty Room”
A podcast for the educator who needs to vent. I’m your host, Maire. Each week we will focus on a different topic in education. The conversations are honest, unedited, and critical. Subscribe now.
02:19
March 25, 2019
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