Podcast programs

Ayers Institute Lunch & Learn (A.L.L.) podcast

The "Lunch & Learn" podcast from the Ayers Institute provides bite-sized portions of professional learning. Each episode is 10-15 minutes long, focuses on a topic that is relevant to professional educators and concludes with a prompt to generate discussion within your community of practice.

"My Why" - stories of inspiration from educators

Each episode of "My Why" uncovers the journey of one educator: a teacher or leader who has chosen to devote his or her life to the education profession. Each story is different, yet each is an exploration of motivation, purpose, and hope.

Recent episodes

What the Best Mentor Teachers Do

Aug. 9, 2018 — Lunch & Learn



Creating a positive teaching and learning experience for both mentor teachers and teacher candidates.
Duration: 15:42 min. | File size: 9.1 MB

Powerful Interview Questions for Hiring Educators

Jul. 11, 2018 — Lunch & Learn



Hiring is a critical component of creating successful teams of teachers and leaders.
Duration: 13:43 min. | File size: 8.12 MB

My Why with Jarred Amato

Jul. 25, 2018 — My Why



Explore the motivation behind Dr. Jarred Amato's dedication to the field of education. "Empowering students as readers and leaders."
Duration: 8:13 min. | File size: 6.97 MB

My Why with Reva Chatman-Buckley

Jun. 19, 2018 — My Why



Explore the motivation behind Dr. Reva Chatman-Buckley's dedication to the field of education. "I was predestined to teach."
Duration: 9:42 min. | File size: 8.02 MB