“Although I loved math and was a math teacher, I wasn’t in the math business teaching students—I was in the student business teaching math.”– Rick Barlow
Listen to the podcast to hear Diarra Gueye talk about what caused her to leave a fast-moving career on Wall Street for the classroom. Hear how Valentina Bumbu sought out the human connections that were missing from her work as a chemist for Sigma Aldrich. What about the clout of studying biochemistry looking for a cure for cancer? It wasn’t enough for Kirstin Milks. And hear how a piece of wisdom from the corporate world provides the guiding light for Rick Barlow’s classroom pedagogy.
“This was not in my career plans . . . but this is the happiest thing I’ve done forever.” – Diarra Gueye
To hear more about these teachers’ journeys to the classroom, listen to Teacher Voice: The Podcast.