The Teacher Career Coach Podcast

By Daphne Gomez

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Cara
 Jan 6, 2021
Discovered you about a month ago. I'm struggling a lot this year and was getting frustrated job hunting. This gave me hope that it's possible to transition smoothly to a new career and that my ed. degree isn't useless! Thanks:)

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Hosted by Daphne Gomez. The Teacher Career Coach Podcast was created to motivate, empower, and inspire educators to find happiness in their careers, whether inside or outside the classroom. Whether or not they are thinking of a career change from teaching, all educators will gain something from the honest discussions. Join us as we talk teacher burnout, career transitions, side-hustles for teachers, and everything in between!

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111 - Elizabeth Hill: From Teacher to E-Learning Developer
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In this episode, Daphne talks to former French and Spanish teacher, Elizabeth Hill, who now works as an eLearning developer creating language learning materials for adults in the business world. Listen in as she shares her story to help inspire teachers who want to leave education to find work that makes them feel happy and appreciated. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2023
110 - Jeremy Schneider: Getting Started With Investing
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In this episode, Jeremy Schneider, who retired at 36 and currently has a net worth of over four million dollars, answers some of the top questions teachers have about how to get started with investing. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2023
109 - How to Sort through the Noise and Vet Career Advice
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In this episode, Daphne talks about how to sift through career advice on the internet and focus on what is good and timely for your career transition journey. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2023
108 - Angela Salamy: From Teacher to Assistant Director
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Angela Salami is a former high school English teacher and elementary school librarian and now works as an assistant director for a state office of apprenticeship. We talk all about her journey outside of the classroom and what her new day-to-day role looks like in that really high level position. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2023
107: Meghan Maloney: From Teaching to Instructional Design
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Meghan went from middle school science teacher to instructional designer. Listen in as we talk all about how Meghan found this role, what she did to stand out for it, and what her day-to-day looks like. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2023
106 - Briana Plyler: ADHD and Your Career
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In this episode, Bri Plyler, a certified ADHD Life coach, discusses signs you may have ADHD, tips for teachers who are struggling with ADHD, how to manage it in the classroom, and work environments that are good options for neurodiverse people.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2023
105 - Should I Leave Teaching in This Economy?
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In this episode, Daphne discusses her tips on how to weigh the state of the economy when thinking about leaving your teaching position. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2023
61 - 5 Ways A Career Hunt Is Like Dating
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It’s time to start something new and fresh, to put yourself out on the market and to try to attract something that’s a better fit for you. It can be both exciting and terrifying. In this episode of the Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I’m going to share five ways that your job search is similar to dating. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2023
104 - Krista Gargiulo: From SpEd Teacher to Associate Partner Success Manager
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Krista left the classroom after eight years as an elementary and special education teacher. In this episode, Krista shares what it was like to transition from the classroom into a role as an Associate Partner Success Manager. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2023
103 - Carol Cobb: From Teacher To Project Manager
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Carol Cobb is a former kindergarten and first grade teacher who now works as a project manager. In this episode, we talk about how she used her experience in curriculum implementation to pursue a project management professional certification. If project management is a role that you are interested in learning about, this is one of the best episodes to help you understand it. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2023
102 - Megan Wardwell: From Teacher To Customer Success
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Megan Wardwell is a former teacher who left the classroom after 13 years to transition into a role as a customer success manager. We learn how she picked this path, what resources she used, and what her role in EdTech customer success looks like. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2023
101 - Kierra Kohlbeck: From Teacher to Tech Recruiter
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Kierra Kohlbeck is a former fifth grade math teacher who transitioning into recruiting. We talk all about how she knew recruiting was right for her and the steps that she took to find open positions and get interviews. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2023
100 - Ashley LaGrow: From Teacher to Community Experience Manager
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Ashley LaGrow is a former elementary school teacher turned community experience manager. She is also the author of The Self-Care Plan for Teachers, which you can check out here. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2023
99 - Reflections and Setting Goals For The New Year
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New Year's is one of my favorite times of year for reflection and goal setting. In this episode, I share my personal reflections on the past year and how I am using that to shape what my next year looks like so you can use the same process to make your next year your best year ever. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2022
68 – All About Salary
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Because salaries are not set-in-stone, and vary from one job posting to the next, this can become a source of confusion and frustration for teachers navigating a corporate environment. In this episode, I am going to break down how to research and negotiate salaries and battle popular misconceptions in order to help you make a well-informed decision when choosing your path.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2022
98 - Niles Mattier: From Teaching To Museum Education Management
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Niles Mattier is the Associate Manager of Teacher Services at an art museum in NYC and a freelance curriculum writer. He was previously a middle school History teacher for four years. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2022
97 - Common Roadblocks You May Face
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It's likely that you're going to hit a few roadblocks along the way that make you question if this dream of finding the perfect role outside of the classroom is actually possible for you. In this episode, we're addressing the most common roadblocks you may face during your transition out of the classroom. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2022
96 - Leah Dawdy: From Education To Non-Profit
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In this episode, I am talking to Leah Dawdy, a former teacher who left the classroom after wearing different hats for four years and now actually works as a program and volunteer manager for a non-profit. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2022
58 - How Fear Holds Us Back
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In this podcast episode I want to talk all about how fear can control our lives and hold us back from being who we were meant to be. How fear stops us from living our best lives or growing or becoming the better, stronger versions of ourselves. I'll share my own story and identify three types of fears that many teachers thinking of leaving the classroom often struggle with and a few strategies you can use to battle these fears. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2022
95 - Dr. Janet Lainé: Persevering In Your Job Search
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Dr. Janet Lainé, a former French teacher of 15 years now, has a new role that she loves as a training and development manager for a small tech company. I interview her in this episode of the podcast, but our interview actually focuses more on the perseverance and strategy that Janet brought to her career hunt, which were key factors in her success. You'll want to listen in as she gives tips of what worked and didn't work in her own career hunt. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2022
94 - Focusing On What's Within Your Control
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The goal is to find what soothes you in times of great stress, what will motivate you to keep going when you're faced with rejection, and help you continue to move forward even when you do hit a roadblock. That is why in this episode I am going to share the main areas that you can focus on and control so that you can push through the most challenging times and up successful on the other side. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2022
93 - Kaylyn Blair: The Top 5 Transition Resume Mistakes
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In this episode, our resident resume expert, Kaylyn Blair, explains the top five resume mistakes that transitioning teachers make. In addition to being a former teacher, Kaylyn has more than eight years of experience with career services and professional resume writing, and she is one of Team TCC's Career Clarity coaches. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2022
02 - Getting Started With A Career Change From Teaching
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 In this episode, you will learn:  How to know if a career change is right for you. The top careers for teachers.  What you should know about making a career change.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2022
92 - 5 Tips for Staying Productive in Your Job Search
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One question I received from so many teachers who are struggling to make a career transition is, how am I supposed to make time for all of this? Grading, lesson planning, communication with parents, all the meetings, the never ending to do list for teachers easily creates 60 to 70 hour work weeks sometimes before you even realize it, you are exhausted and burned out and potentially struggling mentally, and it is really hard to stay productive in a career search during this time. That is why in this episode I am going to lay out my top five tips to staying productive during your job search. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2022
91 - Emily Shultz: Getting Clear On Your Career Path
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In this episode, Emily Shultz addresses teachers' top questions about how to find your next path in a career outside of teaching. Emily is a former teacher who now works as a recruiter as well as one of Team TCC's Career Clarity coaches. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2022
90 - Kayse Morris: How To Earn Additional Income
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In this episode, I talk to Kayse Morris. Now, Kayse is a nature loving mama of five. She's a former middle school EEL teacher, and now she's a top ranking business podcast host. We cover a lot of topics in this episode specific to starting a side hustle to earn additional income and just hearing some of Kayse's story. But a quick trigger warning before we get started, we do touch heavier topics like depression and a brief mention of thoughts of suicide in this episode. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2022
52 – Breaking Your Teaching Contract
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In this episode, I'm going to discuss the consequences around teachers breaking contract, weighing the pros and cons of leaving your teaching contract mid-year, and how to take the next steps. I'll also share some suggestions about resigning gracefully as well.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2022
89 - Katt Merillo: From SpEd to Recreation Coordinator
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In this episode, I talked to Katt Merillo, who is a former special education teacher who currently works as a recreation coordinator for adaptive and inclusive recreation with her city's parks department. This is a great example of some of the ways that your qualifications as a special education teacher will help you stand out for roles outside of the classroom as well. Listen in as we talk all about her journey and how she found this role in our interview. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2022
88 - Coping With The Grief Of Leaving Education
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In this week's episode we're diving into the emotions you may experience when leaving education and how these relate to the stages of grief. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2022
87 - Lizette Velazquez: Leveraging Your Experience As A School Counselor
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In this episode, I speak with former school counselor, Lizette Velazquez, about her transition out of the school system and how she leveraged her experience into a new career. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2022
66 - Speaking Up to Voice Your Concerns with Deidra Fogarty
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In this episode, I interview Deidra Fogarty. Deidra is a DC-based educational consultant and master educator with more than 15 years of experience working in education. She is the founder of Black Girls Teach, an organization that provides professional development and culturally responsive curriculum development for schools and educators around the country.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
86 - Roles That Impact Education Policy with Danielle Guillen
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On this episode I interview Danielle Guillen, a cross-sector leader and policy expert that specializes in building equitable governmental systems, about the best career pivots for teachers looking for roles where they can continue to make a positive impact on education. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2022
85 - Top Ten Questions Teachers Transitioning Are Asking
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This week I'm taking a break from our regular content to answer the your most pressing questions about transitioning into a new career. We're digging into getting career path clarity, the impact of the recession, why companies are ghosting, and much more! Experienced Teachers Changing Careers Teachers Changing Careers with Less Than 5 Years Experience Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2022
84 - Navigating Complicated Work Friendships with Blake Blankenbecler
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On this episode, one of our most popular guests is back! Blake Blankenbecler, a licensed professional therapist from Austin, Texas, discusses the ins-and-outs of navigating complicated relationships in the workplace. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2022
20 - Should I Leave Teaching? The Pros And Cons
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In this episode of The Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I’m addressing one of the biggest (and most common) questions I’m receiving from teachers right now: how to weigh the pros and cons of leaving teaching. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2022
83 - Katie Kolar: From Teaching To Tech Trainer
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In this episode, I interview Katie Kolar, a former middle school teacher who made a drastic career change after struggling with burnout and depression. Listen in as she shares about her journey to become a trainer at FinTech company.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2022
82 - Teaching Abroad with Jash Cooper
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After completing undergrad, Jash has been traveling the world as an international teacher. She's since taught in Italy, Senegal, South Korea, and Haiti. She shares all of her insight into teaching abroad and her personal transition into being a full time digital nomad. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2022
33 - What If You Don't Get a Job Before Summer Is Over?
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Maybe you've tried this before: you put off looking for new roles until AFTER the school years almost up, you take a week or two to unwind for summer, and then you start to send out resumes. You're DETERMINED this will be the year you'll find something, but before you know it you find yourself teaching another year because nothing popped up. Then the cycle just continues to repeat year after year. In this episode, I want to walk you through the different scenarios so you can best be prepared if you DON’T find that ideal position before the summer starts winding down. This episode is all about helping you navigate that very small-- and often stressful-- application window Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2022
81 - Presenting Yourself Professionally
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In this episode, I'll share my top tips for presenting yourself professionally to help you stand out in job interviews and make a great impression.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2022
80 - Salary Negotiation and Raises with Katy McFee
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Katy McFee spent 18 years working in sales and leadership, doing lots of negotiation on both sides of the table. She recently left her EVP, Sales job to start a coaching and consulting business focused on helping more women become executives and transition successfully to leadership positions. In this episode, we talk all about salary negotiation and how to ask for a raise in your new work environment.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
79 - Let's Talk About Failure
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In this episode, we're addressing the elephant in the room - failure. Job hunting can be incredibly difficult, especially when it comes to facing rejection. Let's talk about dealing with these big emotions and reframing your goals so you can keep moving forward. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
78 - From Teacher to Social Media Strategist with Allison Springer
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Allison Springer is a teacher turned social media strategist who helps support mission-driven businesses with TikTok and Reels. She is mentor who helps others learn to earn an income online with social media management, creating more freedom and opportunity in their lives. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
77 - Empathy, Vulnerability, and Mental Health with Nōn Wels
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Nōn Wels is a writer, mental health advocate, and doggo lover. He's the founder of The Feely Human Collective, a collaborative mental health community that helps each of us grow our collective capacity for empathy, vulnerability, and emotional curiosity. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
76 - Stepping Stone Jobs
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In this episode, I talk about stepping stone jobs, basically any job you go into knowing that it is not going to be your forever career. Instead of thinking of this as being stuck or taking a step backwards, consider it as a strategic way to prepare for future advancement.   Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
75 - Eva Papacostas: From Teacher to EdTech Account Manager
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Evangelia was an ELA and ELL teacher for 7 years in NYC. In June of 2021, she landed a sales role at one of her favorite EdTech companies. We chat all about her transition into sales, which was actually one of the roles she was certain she would NOT pursue in the beginning of her career hunt. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
74 - Angela Watson: Developing Balanced Teaching Practices
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Angela Watson, one of my favorite past guests and experts on creating sustainable teaching practices, returns on this episode to share wisdom for those teachers staying inside of the classroom on how to achieve more work-life balance in a career that is constantly adding more to your plate. Sign up for Angela's Course: 40 Hour Teacher Workweek  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2022
73 - William Minton: Learning ID with the CEO of Canopy
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William Minton is a lifelong educator and the founder of Canopy - a new learning platform for engaging self-paced courses. He has also been a teacher, coach, consultant, instructional designer, and non-profit leader. In this episode, we talk about his background and dive into becoming an instructional designer. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
72 - Keith Mistler: From Teacher to Experience Designer
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Keith Mistler lives in Boston with his husband and taught in public schools for over a decade before he made the jump into a corporate role. In this interview, we chat all about his transition out of the classroom and how he became an Experience Designer.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
06 - Jessica Wolvington: From Teacher to Software Engineer
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In this episode, I'm showcasing the career path of a former teacher, Jessica Wolvington, a teacher who successfully transitioned to the role of a software engineer. Listen in as we have some honest conversations about our experiences with imposter syndrome, burnout, and work-life balance in this new career. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
07 - How to Battle Your Teacher Guilt
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In this episode, I discuss two ways teacher guilt might be holding you back from being happy and how you can battle the guilt by changing your mindset. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
27 - Katelyn Samuels: From Teaching to Human Resources
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In this episode, I interview Katelyn Samuels. Katelyn is a former teacher turned corporate climber while also being a mama bear to three girls under four. She believes it is possible to lean in at work and raise your babies at the same time. In this episode, we talk about Katelyn's transition from teaching into various roles in human resources. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
17 - Leaving Teaching: My Story
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Many people have asked me to share my personal story about why I left teaching and what I've done since. In this episode, I'll share why I left, what it's like to be an educational consultant and instructional designer, and the most important lessons I've learned along the way! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
71 - Will I miss having summers off?
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Are you a teacher looking for other jobs with summers off? If you’re considering leaving teaching but afraid of losing that months-long summer vacation, you’re not alone. Many teachers consider having the summers off as one of the greatest perks of the job, as a time to recover from the school year and enjoy life. And for many teachers, having a work schedule that aligns with their children’s schooling is a top priority. In this episode, we'll dive into this topic and even hear from former teachers on how they felt their first summer on the clock. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
70 - Teacher Support Roles with Becky Keene from I2E
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In this episode, I talk to Becky Keene’s, the Director of Operations at insight2execution, an education consultancy based in Redmond, Washington. Becky works with a team of managers to deliver content for worldwide edtech companies. In this interview, we focus on how teachers can leverage their passion for helping other teachers to become instructional coaches. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
69 - Lacey Smith: From Teaching to Editor
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 In this episode, I interview Lacey Smith about her new career outside of the classroom. We talk all about how she combined the skills she developed in writing, editing, and research as an editor at a major test prep company. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
68 - All About Salary
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Because salaries are not set-in-stone, and vary from one job posting to the next, this can become a source of confusion and frustration for teachers navigating a corporate environment. In this episode, I am going to break down how to research and negotiate salaries and battle popular misconceptions in order to help you make a well-informed decision when choosing your path.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
67 - Natalie Ziemba: From Teacher to Senior Marketing Manager
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As a career evolver, Natalie Ziemba was a high school English teacher for ten years and then left it all behind for a new path in 2013. Since then, she has leveraged her BA in English and MA in Teaching, growing in marketing roles both in and out of the educational ecosystem. Natalie thinks of herself as a “connector,” and she enjoys conversations on LinkedIn with other current and former teachers. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
66 - Speaking Up To Voice Your Concerns with Black Girls Teach
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In this episode, I interview Deidra Fogarty. Deidra is a DC-based educational consultant and master educator with more than 15 years of experience working in education. She is the founder of Black Girls Teach, an organization that provides professional development and culturally responsive curriculum development for schools and educators around the country.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
65 - Standing Out as a Candidate in a Competitive Job Market
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It was an honor to be asked to sit at the EdTech job fair to coach teachers who were transitioning into a variety of roles. In this episode, I'll share my top tips for teachers and takeaways from my experience there.   Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2022
64 - From Teacher to Loan Originator to Corporate Trainer
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On this week's episode I interview Brooke Ford, a former middle school teacher for nine years who became a loan originator. When she realized that it was not the role for her, she combined her past experiences and is currently a corporate trainer for a national mortgage company. It’s important to know that sometimes you will get into a role that you realize is not right for you, but it can provide you with skills and experiences to end up exactly where you’re meant to be. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2022
63 - Getting Started with LinkedIn
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LinkedIn is a social networking tool used by professionals all over the world, and acts like a digital resume. Many teachers are headed to the platform for the first time ever. In this episode, I'll share best practices about using LinkedIn! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2022
62 - Leah Sarsfield From Teacher To L&D Specialist
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In this episode, I interview Leah Sarsfield. Leah is a former teacher who taught elementary for 6 years before transitioning into her new role as a Learning and Development Program Specialist after support from The Teacher Career Coach Course. Listen in as we talk all about the emotional transition process and her new role. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2022
61 - 5 Ways A Career Hunt Is Like Dating
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It’s time to start something new and fresh, to put yourself out on the market, and to try to attract something that’s a better fit for you. It can be both exciting and terrifying. In this episode of the Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I’m going to share five ways that your job search is similar to dating. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2022
60 - Danielle Blake - From Teaching To Research and Insights Associate
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Danielle is a former teacher who used networking to land a new career with an education & healthcare start-up as a research and insights associate. Before she made the transition out of the classroom, she taught high school English for five years in New York City. In this episode, Danielle shares the story of her career transition and some excellent tips for networking. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2022
59 - Bonnie Hanks: From Teacher to Junior Frontend Developer
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In this episode, I Interview the amazing Bonnie Hanks. After listening to the Teacher Career Coach Podcast, Bonnie ended up choosing a path she didn’t think she was capable of doing. Listen in as we chat all about her journey to becoming a Junior Frontend Developer. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2022
58 - How Fear Holds Us Back
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In this podcast episode I want to talk all about how fear can control our lives and hold us back from being who we were meant to be. How fear stops us from living our best lives or growing or becoming the better, stronger versions of ourselves. I'll share my own story and identify three types of fears that many teachers thinking of leaving the classroom often struggle with and a few strategies you can use to battle these fears. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2021
57 - A Career in Sales Isn't Scary with Alexis Scott
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As the manager of employer partnerships for Aspireship, Alexis Scott is a well-rounded sales leader with a diverse background of industry experience, which we're going to cover in this episode. Alexis has adopted and grown throughout her career, and she's the most passionate about supporting job seekers with career pivot advice, specifically those looking to get into sales. In this episode, we talk all about why a role in sales should not be scary. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2021
55 - Brittni Fisher: From Teacher To UX Designer
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 In this interview, I talk to Brittni Fisher. Brittni was a special education teacher for 6 years and a visual arts teacher for 3 years before career changing into the UX Design world! Listen in as she shared her advice for other teachers looking to break into the UX world. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2021
54 - Micala Quinn: Top Freelancing Roles For Teachers
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In this episode, I interview freelancing expert Micala Quinn. Freelancing is one of my favorite ways to help you gain experience in a new role while earning income which can be a great stepping stone into a full-time career or even become a full-time career itself.  Micala Quinn is a Kansas City mom, wife, former teacher, and current CEO solving the modern working mom dilemma. Listen to our interview as Micala talks about the top roles in freelancing for teachers. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
53 - Heather Gavrish: Working for Museums, Zoos, and Non-Profits
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In this episode, I interview Heather Gavrish, an educator and mom, currently living in Minnesota. She has worked at a nonprofit in NH, a science museum in Australia, and a zoo in Minnesota, before her most recent job as a middle school science teacher for 3 years. We talk in detail about her work at museums and nonprofits and zoos, so this is a great interview for anyone interested in learning more about those specific paths. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2021
52 - Breaking Your Teaching Contract
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In this episode, I'm going to discuss the consequences around teachers breaking contract, weighing the pros and cons of leaving your teaching contract mid-year, and how to take the next steps. I'll also share some suggestions about resigning gracefully as well.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2021
51 - Zia Hassan: Getting Your Loved Ones on Board
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In this episode, I interview Zia Hassan. Zia’s an educator, life coach, tech consultant, and systems enthusiast. In our conversation, we focus on how to handle difficult conversations about finances and career changes.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2021
50 - Behind the Scenes with The Teacher Career Coach: Our 50th Podcast Episode
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Reaching our 50th episode is a HUGE milestone that we couldn’t have done with you, our amazing audience. I'm so grateful for everybody who's listening because truly, we wouldn’t have made it this far without your support. I start this special episode off with a personal announcement, and then do a deep dive and answer some FAQ about the podcast. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2021
49 - Emily Maretsky: Should You Stay for Your Pension?
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In this episode, I interview Emily Maretsky. Emily is a high school teacher and financial coach for educators, based in NYC. She's worked in public charter, and international schools in the US and abroad, as well as in the tech industry. Now she runs the @teacherfinancialcoach Instagram to teach teachers about personal finance. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2021
48 - Top Five Positions At Education Companies
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In this episode of the Teacher Career Coach podcast, I'm going to identify the top five roles in education, talk about them, and list out some of the hard skills and soft skills that can help you have a leg up for these positions. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2021
47 - Joe Dombrowski: Finding Humor in Teaching
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In this episode, I interview Joe "Mr.D" Dombrowski, Joe broke the internet in 2017 with a fake spelling test that he gave to his 4th grade class as an April Fools prank. Joe has been performing and writing comedy professionally since 2010 which is when he got his start in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Joe and I chat about how he uses his huge fan base and comedy to bring awareness and advocate for change in the systematic issues that teachers face. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2021
46 - Sharon McMahon Answers Teachers' Questions
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In this episode, I interview the amazing Sharon McMahon. Sharon is a former high school government and law teacher who earned a reputation as ‘America’s Government Teacher’. During the historic 2020 election proceedings for her efforts to educate the general public on political misinformation. Because Sharon is known for answering rapid-fire questions on her viral Instagram, I'm asking her the top questions teachers have from this community about the government, history, and what to do if you're being accused of teaching critical race theory. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2021
45 - Nicole Bryson: From Teacher to Training Consultant
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In this episode of the Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I interview the wonderful Nicole Bryson. Nicole left teaching after an impressive 17 years in the classroom for a higher paying position as a training consultant with a workforce management company. Nicole shares how the Teacher Career Coach Course helped her overcome her challenges and find success after 10 full years of searching for new roles. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2021
44 - Amy Newman: From Teacher To Project Coordinator
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In this episode, I interview Teacher Career Coach Course graduate Amy Newman. Amy left teaching after 18 years and landed a brand new role as a Project Manager Coordinator. Listen in as Amy shares her story and insight into her new role, and even talks about the impact it's made on her overall happiness. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
43 - Alexis Shepard: Advocating For Teachers
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In this episode, I interview Alexis Shepard, a ninth year educator. Alexis is no stranger to burnout. But she had a desire to take steps towards bettering herself and her career and it led to the creation of her brand, The Afro Educator. In her work, Alexis seeks to create solutions to help improve teacher outlook and sustainability in the profession. Listen in as Alexis and I have a deep chat about how notions of being a "good teacher" can cause limiting beliefs that can stunt our potential for growth. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
42 - Delaney Carr: From Teaching To Learning Designer
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In this episode, I interview another Teacher Career Coach course graduate, Delaney Carr. Delaney taught high school math for six years and after taking the course, she now works for an EdTech company as a learning experience designer. Listen in as we chat about her transition, and all about her day-to-day responsibilities in her new role.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
41 - Kim Kross: Flexible Virtual Teaching with Elevate K-12
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In this episode, I interview Kim Kross. Kim has a distinguished career leading the implementation of major programs and initiatives at global, educational institutions. In this episode, I interview her in regards to her role as Chief Operating Officer for Elevate K-12. This interview is great for anyone listening who has an immediate need to find flexible part-time work. Make sure you listen until the end to learn about curriculum writing opportunities as well. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
40 - Selling Curriculum on TPT
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In this episode, I am going to cover some of the basics for those looking to earn income from selling products on TPT. I talk about why you may want to create a TPT store, how to niche down, and the basics of getting started. If you're interested in learning more about selling products on TPT, you may want to check out Teachers Pay Teachers Business School.  Free video: Use PPT to create TPT products Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
39 - Luke Owings: Transitioning Into Corporate Roles
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In this episode, I interview Luke Owings from Invited MBA. Luke has taught higher education, worked at education companies, and now works for Invited MBA with a mission to support others with business education. If you have found yourself battling impostor syndrome or feeling inexperienced when applying or interviewing for corporate roles, this is the episode for you. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
38 - Amber Harper: The Burned-In Teacher
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Amber Harper is an educator, author, speaker, podcaster, and Teacher Burnout Coach. She’s the founder of the Burned In Teacher and author of Hacking Teacher Burnout. Listen in to our conversation as Amber empowers burned-out teachers to believe they deserve and can achieve a happier and more fulfilled career and life. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
37 - Lynn Barrios: From Teacher to Customer Engagement Specialist
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In this episode, I interview Lynn Barrios. Lynn is a former teacher who was in the classroom for 6 years as a science lab and math and science teacher in middle school. While she loved being in the classroom and educating my students, she quickly learned that she wore many more hats than just an educator. She began her search for a new career path that led her to joining the Teacher Career Coach Course and EdTech. Listen in as we talk about her new role as a Customer Engagement Specialist at an EdTech company. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
36 - Molly Wheatley: Tips For Starting A Tutoring Business
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In this episode, I interview Molly Wheatly, the founder and creator of the Tutorpreneur Academy™ where she helps teachers build a profitable tutoring business using skills they already have so that they can make money on the side without quitting their teaching jobs. She discovered her passion when she reached the 5 year mark of teaching and felt completely burnt out and realized she could use her teaching strengths to make money on the side which created her unique approach which is the Tutorpreneur Method™. Since then she has worked with countless students and it’s become her mission to empower every teacher to start earning great money on the side. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
35 - Sarah Mill: From Teacher to Freelance Copywriter
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In this episode, I interview someone on team Teacher Career Coach that I could not work without, Sarah Mill. For as long as Sarah can remember, she wanted to be a teacher. But after just 3 years of teaching high school English, she started to panic that it wasn't what she wanted it to be. After year 4, a mix of feeling stifled by the system and an opportunity to move across the country gave her the push she needed to try something new. Now she's successfully navigating the world of freelance writing while traveling around the country with her fiance. This interview is a great listen for anyone wanting to be a freelancer OR a copywriter as we touch on both subjects almost equally. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
34 - Five Tips for Interviewing Outside of Teaching
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This is a short-but-sweet episode is all about helping you navigate interviews outside of the classroom and in new positions. I answer some of the biggest questions you may have about preparing for an interview in an industry you are unfamiliar with. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
32 - Lisa Spinelli-White: Why Teachers Make Great Corporate Trainers
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 Lisa Spinelli-White is a senior content manager at the Association for Talent Development (ATD). She is the editor and a contributor to the book Teachers to Trainers to helps those in career transitions explore training as a career option! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
33 - What If You Don't Get a Job Before Summer Is Over?
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Maybe you've tried this before: you put off looking for new roles until AFTER the school years almost up, you take a week or two to unwind for summer, and then you start to send out resumes. You're DETERMINED this will be the year you'll find something, but before you know it you find yourself teaching another year because nothing popped up. Then the cycle just continues to repeat year after year. In this episode, I want to walk you through the different scenarios so you can best be prepared if you DON’T find that ideal position before the summer starts winding down. This episode is all about helping you navigate that very small-- and often stressful-- application window Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
31 - Blake Blankenbecler: Therapy for Teachers
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Blake Blankenbecler is a licensed professional counselor based in Austin, Texas. Blake specializes in helping people with anxiety, trauma, disordered eating, and hurt relationships feel better and find relief. In this episode, we dig deep into the emotional injuries that are common in those who are in helping professions, The Human Giver syndrome, and why it' can feel so difficult to set boundaries when you're a teacher.   Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
30 - Angela Watson: Making Teaching a Sustainable Career
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Angela Watson is one of the most highly regarded productivity and mindset specialists for educators. In addition to being an author and a motivational speaker, she's also the host of the very popular Truth For Teachers Podcast. Whether you’re ultimately looking to leave the profession or stay in the classroom, this episode offers tangible tips to help you adjust your priorities, systematize your processes, and better manage your workload. Sign up for Angela's course: 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
29 - Allison Arney: Writing Your Teacher Transition Resume
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In this episode of the Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I interview Team Teacher Career Coach's expert resume writer Allison Arney. We discuss best practices when writing your teaching transition resume, how to seek outside support, and more! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
28 - Mallory Mack: From Teacher to Senior Government Account Manager
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In this episode, I interview Mallory Mack. Mallory is a close personal friend of mine, and one of my favorite examples of someone working their way up the corporate ladder outside of the classroom. Listen to her interview, where we chat about her journey from teaching and working in a variety of roles, including her most current position as a Senior Government Account Manager. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
27 - Katelyn Samuels: From Teaching to Human Resources
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In this episode, I interview Katelyn Samuels. Katelyn is a former teacher turned corporate climber while also being a mama bear to three girls under four. She believes it is possible to lean in at work and raise your babies at the same time. In this episode, we talk about Katelyn's transition from teaching into various roles in human resources. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
26 - Jane Green: Managing Stress From Teaching
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In this episode, I talk to Jane Green, a certified holistic health coach and creator of Health Space. She specializes in overcoming stress through mind, movement, and nutrition. By working with Jane, clients are able to identify the root causes of their stress and implement self-care strategies to feel more balanced, energized, grounded, and fulfilled. I know that this an episode that many teachers will benefit from! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
25 - Madeline Cronk: From Teacher to PD Trainer
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In this episode, I interview Madeline Cronk. Madeline is a former middle and high school science teacher who experienced burn out early in her career. She transitioned out of the classroom and now works for a curriculum development company. She loves her new job and wants to use her experiences to help other teachers who may be struggling. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
24 - Rachel Scott: Financial Planning for a Career Change
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In this episode, I interview Rachel Scott. Rachel is a third year high school English teacher, newspaper adviser, and volleyball coach who loves her job AND wants the option to retire early someday. She uses her platform, Teachers Talk Money, to help other teachers master their money in order to give back to themselves. In this episode, Rachel and I do a deep dive into financial planning for a career change.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
23 - Jason Sizemore: From Teacher to Vegan Business Owner
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In this episode, I interview Jason Sizemore. After 21 years serving as an educator & administrator in public schools in Pennsylvania and New York Jason took a big leap to focus on a vegan cooking class & vegan products business he had started on the side. Jason has learned firsthand that being an educator can mean so much more than being in a classroom. We chat all about the mindset challenges he faced when making this big decision and how he continues to give back and support schools from outside of the classroom. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
22 - Zia Hassan: Core Values and Career Choices
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In this episode, I interview Zia Hassan, who happens to be a close personal friend of mine. Zia is an educator, life coach, tech consultant, and self-described systems enthusiast. Listen as we discuss how to discover your core values so that you can focus on what's important to you in life and career. Listen to Zia's podcast Gently Down the Stream. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
21 - Andy Rahden: Why This CEO Hires Teachers
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In this episode, I interview Andy Rahden the CEO of Shmoop. For the last 20 years Andy has been focused as an Entrepreneur building, transforming, and growing companies. Andy has been involved in education technology for years in a variety of companies. In this interview, we chat about why former teachers make such great resources for educational companies. Make sure to listen until the end to hear what best practices for interviewing for these types of roles.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
20 - The Pros and Cons of Leaving Teaching During the Pandemic
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In this episode of The Teacher Career Coach Podcast, I’m addressing one of the biggest (and most common) questions I’m receiving from teachers right now, “Should I leave teaching after this year?” Now, this is always a common question, but with the ongoing pandemic leading to new levels of burnout and frustration, so many teachers are struggling. I know this year has been especially tough for so many reasons. That’s why, in this episode, I get candid about the several factors that go into making such a big decision and my best advice for taking action toward your desired outcome despite the pandemic. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
19 - Tatiana Tsoir: Why Teachers Make Great Bookkeepers
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Tatiana Tsoir is a CPA and founder of Linza Advisors—but she is much more than just an accountant. Tatiana is a numbers expert with over 15 years of experience helping entrepreneurs and business owners become the boss of their bottom line. Tatiana is here today to share her expertise on how teachers can follow in her footsteps by starting as a bookkeeper. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
18 - Caley Preyss: From Teacher to Real Estate Agent
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Caley Preyss launched a career in real estate so she could have more freedom in her lifestyle. As a business owner, her aim is to educate and partner with her clients to help them reach their goals and turn a house into a home. In this episode, we talk about Caley's soul searching, how she knew real estate was the right choice for her, and what anyone interested in real estate should know about the industry. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
17 - Leaving Teaching: My Story
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Many people have asked me to share my personal story about why I left teaching and what I've done since. In this episode, I'll share why I left, what it's like to be an educational consultant and instructional designer, and the most important lessons I've learned along the way! Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
16 - Stacy Aguilar: From Teaching to Graphic Design
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Stacy Aguilar is a former teacher who left the classroom to focus on graphic design. She's pivoted to creating a business, The Teacherpreneur Design School, to help other teachers scale their business with professional-looking branding. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
15 - Brian Rippet: Getting Support From Your Teachers Union
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I receive messages all the time from teachers who need support or are considering breaking their teaching contracts. When I was a teacher, I had a very close relationship with the union in both of my school districts, and I wanted to bring in an expert to talk more on these subjects to share his knowledge. In this episode, I interview Brian Rippet. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
14 - Sarah Forst: Self-Care For Teachers
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In this episode, Sarah helps us understand the importance of self-care and why it is a key part of avoiding teacher burnout. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
13 - Jay Clouse: How to Start Freelancing
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Freelancers make their own schedules, only work with the clients they want to work with and have control and flexibility, perfect for teachers. However, one of the biggest challenges in becoming successful in freelancing is just figuring out how to get started. In this episode, I interview Jay Clouse, an expert who helps freelancers succeed and scale their businesses. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
12 - Three Steps to Setting and Achieving Your Goals
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It can be difficult to make time to focus on personal or professional development when you have a busy schedule. If you're feeling overwhelmed, focus on implementing strategies to help you work on your goals more efficiently. Whether considering starting a side hustle or transitioning into a new career, listen to this episode to learn how to set and reach your goals.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2020
11 - Peyton Curley: SEL Strategies to Enhance Your Happiness
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In this episode, I'm interviewing a former teacher and business owner of The Social Emotional Teacher, Peyton Curley. Peyton shares her strategies for mindfulness and examining your own social emotional competencies in the classroom to become a happier teacher.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
10 - Five Reasons You Should Start Your Side Hustle
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Have you been thinking of starting a teaching side hustle? In this episode, I discuss the top five reasons why I encourage teachers to start a side hustle.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom is right for you? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
09 - Dr. Robin Sargent: Why Teachers Make Great Instructional Designers
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Many teachers have been leaving the classroom to pursue a career in Instructional Design. In this episode, I interview Dr. Robin Sargent. Dr. Robin is a former corporate Director of Learning & Development who has created an entire online academy focused to teaching Instructional Design. Take the quiz to find out what career outside the classroom is right for you. Sign up for the course that has helped thousands of teachers step out of the classroom and into a new career: The Teacher Career Coach Course To learn more about IDOL, visit: www.teachercareercoach.com/IDOL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
08 - Mr. John Rodney: Positive Mindsets and Supportive Schools
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In this episode, I'm showcasing the career path of one of the most positive teachers I know, John Rodney. John shares his candid stories of low points he's had in his teaching career and how he's overcome them. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
07 - How to Battle Your Teacher Guilt
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In this episode, I discuss two ways teacher guilt might be holding you back from being happy and how you can battle the guilt by changing your mindset. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2020
06 - Jessica Wolvington: From Teacher to Software Engineer
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In this episode, I'm showcasing the career path of a former teacher, Jessica Wolvington, a teacher who successfully transitioned to the role of a software engineer. Listen in as we have some honest conversations about our experiences with imposter syndrome, burnout, and work-life balance in this new career.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
05 - Liz Blanc: From Teaching High School to Stand-Up Comedian
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Liz is a former teacher who now works full-time as a standup comedian. She's based in Los Angeles, California, and has performed comedy all over the country. She was named one of Ohio's funniest women by Cleveland.com in 2008, as well as winning many other awards. Liz began her stand-up career in Cleveland, Ohio while she was teaching high school, and in this episode, she gets real about the trade-offs she had to make in order to pursue her dream. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
04 - Principal Rahh: Revolutionizing How Schools Support Teachers
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Principal Rahh, also known as the Revolutionary Principal, built and founded one of the most highly-regarded schools in his area by students and parents. He's revolutionized the way he approaches education and, because of that, he's also transformed the way he supports his teachers.   Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2020
03 - Claire Bossert: From the Classroom to Educational Technology
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In this episode, I'm interviewing Claire Bossert, a former teacher who transitioned to a new role after 8 years of educational experience. Claire recently was hired for a position at an education company after working as both a classroom teacher and a reading specialist. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
02 - Getting Started with a Career Change from Teaching
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 In this episode, you will learn:  How to know if a career change is right for you. The top careers for teachers.  What you should know about making a career change.  Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
01 - Introducing The Teacher Career Coach Podcast
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 In this episode, you will learn: Why all teachers should listen to this podcast. What to expect from future episodes. About the host, Daphne Williams. Free Quiz: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Explore the course that has helped thousands of teachers successfully transition out of the classroom and into new careers: The Teacher Career Coach Course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2020
Coming Soon: The Teacher Career Coach Podcast Trailer
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After leaving teaching due to severe burnout, Daphne Williams started a new life outside of the classroom as an educational consultant and instructional designer. Now she's vowed to create the community and resources she wishes she had. We'll cover teacher burnout, career transitions outside of teaching, starting your own business, and everything in between. Subscribe now to guarantee you don't miss any episodes of The Teacher Career Coach Podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020