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

Increasing College Access: One Kid at a Time

Jan. 31, 2018 — Lunch & Learn

Hear the approach one rural school district is using to changing the expectations for college-going within their schools.
Duration: 18:41 min. | File size: 9.79 MB

Pathways to Postsecondary - Part 2

Dec. 14, 2017 — Lunch & Learn

Explore recent recommendations for how to bridge the gap between K-12 and postsecondary.
Duration: 19:48 min. | File size: 11.61 MB

My Why with Deborah Boyd

Jan. 31, 2018 — My Why

Explore the motivation behind Dr. Deborah Boyd's dedication to the field of education. "Teaching and learning feeds my curiosity." "Teaching and learning changes lives."
Duration: 6:39 min. | File size: 4.9 MB