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. A professional learning guide is provided with each episode that includes the guests recommendations for professional development.

Retired podcast

New episodes in the My Why format are included within the current Ayers All Access podcast program.  Legacy episodes produced between 2018 and 2021 can be accessed here.

Program Episodes

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 10 months ago

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