In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Debbie Scott who created Help A Teacher, a fantastic network of educators that allows teachers to connect with other teachers to support them with their classroom needs.
In this episode, you will learn:
- What is HelpATeacher?
- Why do teachers need assistance in the classroom?
- Success Stories
- How anyone can help?
- What happens if your classroom needs help?
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Debbie Scott is from Midland, Texas where she lives with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her three children, three children-in-laws and 9 grandchildren! Her faith is important to her and she attends First Baptist Church in Midland. She has a bachelors in Accounting and Information Systems but has worked as a legal assistant with her husband for the last 20+ years. She has always enjoyed helping people so Help A Teacher was an immediate fit for her. Creating her first Facebook page, Help A Teacher, and assisting in the creation of the webpage, HelpATeacher.com have brought her great joy and she strives everyday since to reach more Teachers to share with them the excitement of Help A Teacher.
Jamie Samson is from Chicago, IL where she lives with her husband and three children. She graduated from DePaul with a bachelors in sociology and political science, and worked as a social worker, before returning to DePaul to get a masters in education. She has been working for the 9 years for Chicago Public Schools. The last 8 years as a 5th grade teacher at Seward Academy on the south side of Chicago. When she’s not teaching she’s exploring the city with her husband and kids and reading, both for fun and for professional learning.
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