Teacher Leader Lagniappe - An LDOE Podcast

As educators, we are leaders – leaders of our families, classrooms, schools, teams, and systems. Em Cooper will share inspiring and informative interviews from other leaders in Louisiana and across the country. You’ll hear from innovators, change agents, and experts that will empower you to grow in your profession.

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Season 2 Episode 3: Leading the Review with Eric Hirsch

Season 1 Episode 17: Effective Tutoring Practices with Dr. Carly Robinson
Season 1 Episode 16: I’m a Teacher First with 2022 State Principal of the Year Marco French Marco French
Season 1 Episode 15: Calcasieu Parish Schools, A Story of Resilience with Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus
Season 1 Episode 14: Louisiana’s Broadband Strategy with Veneeth Iyengar
Season 1 Episode 13: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast with Dr. Ron Jackson
Season 1 Episode 12: Addressing the Literacy Crisis with Dr. Kymyona Burk
Season 1 Episode 11: Crazy for Kids with 2021 Principal of the Year Dione Bradford
Season 1 Episode 10: Prioritizing Music, Art, and Movement in Louisiana with First Lady Donna Edwards
Season 1 Episode 9: School Climate and Culture with Dr. Erin Stokes
Season 1 Episode 8: Investing in Louisiana’s Youngest Learners with Dr. Libbie Sonnier
Season 1 Episode 7: Transforming the High School Experience with Louisiana’s Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter Reed

Season 1 Episode 6: Relationships are Key with 2021 LA State Teacher of the Year Nathalie Roy

Season 1 Episode 5: Keep on Going with Grammy-winner Mickey Smith, Jr.

Season 1 Episode 3: New Year, New Goals with Anna Dearmon Kornick

Season 1 Episode 2: Teaching and Learning in Caddo Parish with Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree 

Season 1 Episode 1: Dr. Cade Brumley 

Preview Episode: "A little something extra for Louisiana educators."