Welcome to Education Suspended,

a podcast focused on exploring, engaging, and dialoguing with those in education who are passionate about changing the status quo and evolving the archaic system we have inherited.

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The Latest Episodes

Episode 70: Rodney Robinson

In today’s episode we sit down with Rodney Robinson, the 2019 National Teacher of the Year. This interview is so motivating! Rodney shares his story with us and teaches us about the difference between equality and equity.

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Episode 69: Veronika Bačová

In today’s episode we connect with Veronika Bačová, an educator in Prague, Czech Republic. We have a wonderful time exploring the similarities and differences in our educational systems. Veronika talks about the importance of allowing time for the kids to regulate and play, and the reality that our system needs to continue to prioritize teachers. Veronika Bačová works as a teacher at a primary school and is working towards her PhD on the issues of inclusive education.

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Episode 70: Rodney Robinson

In today’s episode we sit down with Rodney Robinson, the 2019 National Teacher of the Year. This interview is so motivating! Rodney shares his story with us and teaches us about the difference between equality and equity.

Read More »

Episode 69: Veronika Bačová

In today’s episode we connect with Veronika Bačová, an educator in Prague, Czech Republic. We have a wonderful time exploring the similarities and differences in our educational systems. Veronika talks about the importance of allowing time for the kids to regulate and play, and the reality that our system needs to continue to prioritize teachers. Veronika Bačová works as a teacher at a primary school and is working towards her PhD on the issues of inclusive education.

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The Team

hosted by:

Jessica Paola Pfeiffer

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Jessica is a mother, wife, school social worker, and educational consultant. She has been working with students, teachers, schools, and districts for over 19 years. She is the founder of Intricate Roots, an educational consulting company who supports educational systems in embedding a neurodevelopmental lens into the work they do. She works directly with Steve and the Neurosequential Network in training educators from around the world. 

hosted by:

Steve Graner

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Steve is a father, grandfather, and a veteran middle school teacher of 33 years.  He now works directly with Dr. Bruce Perry and Neurosequential Network as the NME Project Director, delivering training to a variety of educators on the intersection of neurodevelopment and effective school practice. This training, which began humbly at a North Dakota middle school, now extends to educators across the world who are grappling with the unique challenges faced by systems no longer adequate to handle the stressors of our evolving world.

produced by:

Jamie Higa

edited by:
Kebba is a student at Lindbergh High School and an aspiring editor.
graphics by:

Katie Kaneen