11: My Why with Eric Bowman – 2020 Mid-Cumberland and Middle TN Principal of the Year

Explore the motivation behind Mr. Eric Bowman's passion for excellence for every kid, in every classroom, every day. Students need to feel loved, safe, and respected so their potential can truly shine. "Let your light shine before others."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

Duration: 
14:03
Publication Date: 
1 year 5 months ago

8: My Why with Steve Lindsey

Explore the motivation behind Mr. Steve Lindsey's desire to seek and attain his daily purpose. "Pray daily and follow God's plan."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

Duration: 
12:17
Publication Date: 
3 years 3 months ago

4: My Why with Reva Chatman-Buckley

Explore the motivation behind Dr. Reva Chatman-Buckley's dedication to the field of education. "I was predestined to teach."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

Duration: 
09:42
Publication Date: 
4 years 1 month ago

3: My Why with Carla Cushman

Explore the motivation behind Dr. Carla Cushman's dedication to the field of education. "I Teach to make a difference."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

In this episode, we hear from Dr. Carla Cushman, Director of the Master's Degree Programs in Education and Associate Professor of Education at Union University in Hendersonville, Tennessee. She is the co-author of the book How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity.

Duration: 
07:45
Publication Date: 
4 years 4 months ago

2: My Why with Carrie Abood

Explore the motivation behind Dr. Carrie Abood's dedication to the field of education. "Teaching is an incredible gift."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

In this episode, we hear from Dr. Carrie Abood, Lower School Principal of Portsmouth Christian Academy in Dover, New Hampshire and former Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Lipscomb University.

  • "Teaching is an incredible gift."
Duration: 
07:25
Publication Date: 
4 years 4 months ago

1: My Why with Deborah Boyd

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."

Each "My Why" episode 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.

In this episode, we hear from Dr. Deborah Boyd, Dean of Lipscomb University's College of Education in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • "Teaching and learning feeds my curiosity."
  • "Teaching and learning changes lives."
Duration: 
06:39
Publication Date: 
4 years 6 months ago