12/24/14 Nekima Levy-Pounds on MinnPost’s 11 most interesting teachers of 2014 List

The 11 most interesting teachers of 2014 (Full Article)
By Beth Hawkins | 12/24/14

MinnPost’s education reporting is made possible by a grant from the Bush Foundation.

You know education policy is one of the most contentious issues of the day. But did you know that teaching is the single largest occupation in the United States? So how is it teacher voices are so rarely heard in policy arenas?

Safe to say 2014 was the year teacher voices began ringing out loud and clear — and driving change. The following is a by-no-means-comprehensive list of educators who made themselves heard this year.

1. Deray McKesson.

2. Tom Rademacher.

3. Jose Vilson.

4. Holly Kragthorpe.

5. Lee-Ann Stephens.

6. Mary Cathryn Ricker.

7. Braulio Carrasco.

8. Joe Nathan.

9. Greta Callahan.

10. Nekima Levy-Pounds.

11. Madaline Edison.