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Dr. Tracey Burrell
Teach, Reach, Inspire
4th Weds of each month at 6 pm.

Dr. Tracey Burrell interviews experts in the educational field, including teachers, principals and their support teams.

  • Imagine a school setting where children ages 2-21 receive both therapeutic and educational services that enhance their quality of life. A place where 2-minute hugs are the norm, and where homemade cookies and ice cream are made and shipped all over the country. That place is Holy Angels located right here in Shreveport. Here how Holy Angels is teaching children, reaching families, and inspiring communities.Guests include:Laurie Boswell, Chief Executive OfficerRandy Davidson, Chief Operating OfficerKelly Rouse, Director of Community School
  • In honor of Black History month, we recognize one of the many amazing education initiatives at Grambling State University, an institution that emerged from the desire of African-American farmers in northern Louisiana wanting to educate Black children in their region. Grambling State University is one of 9 universities to partner with Clemson University to host a chapter of Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models).
  • A 2022 survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at The University of Chicago concluded that only 18% of Americans would encourage a young person to become a K-12 teacher. Even more alarming is that more than half of teachers would discourage their own children from entering the teaching profession.You will hear a story of how one educator is crushing these statistics by cultivating the next generation of teachers right in her own home. Airs, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 6 pm.
  • Alternative education has been an option for students since the 1830s. Although the definition is very broad and often includes options such as montessori, magnet, and charter schools, many believe that alternative education is designed for students who haven’t been successful in regular schools, often due to behavioral issues or learning disabilities. Here to offer an accurate description of alternative education are three educational leaders who have spent many years serving in this vineyard. Airs October 26, 2022 at 6 pm.
  • Dr. Tracey Burrell hosts another episode of Teach, Reach, Inspire, focusing on educators and education in our region. Veteran teachers, those who have 20+ years of experience, are turning in their classroom keys and officially checking out of school. But not these guests. They are what I consider Legendary Teachers. They are the rock stars that cause kids to hyperventilate when they see them in the supermarket. They are the teachers who have educated generations of families for over 30 years. Hosted by Dr. Tracey Burrell. Airs 6 pm.
  • We are all familiar with the African proverb, It takes a whole village to raise a child. This month's episode will paint a portrait of the village, an entire community of people who are present, active, and accountable in the lives of children, their families, and our schools so that kids are able to receive a quality education in a safe and healthy environment.
  • Typically, Back to School means school supply lists, fresh book and lunch bags, and a new set of school uniforms. But for many students and teachers, going back to school can be an unsettling experience. Here to inform us of such experiences and provide solutions that will help students and teachers transition back to school are three educators in their own disciplines.
  • Airs 4-26-2022 at 6 pm. Do districts truly take advantage of this opportunity of fueling and sustaining the teacher workforce by growing their own educators? The answer is yes, and here to share how they are planting educator seeds in school and district soil to grow the teacher workforce are three visionary educational leaders.
  • Successful coaches know how to motivate, train, and guide their players to see the big picture, one that extends beyond the field. They recognize their players as people first and coach them in ways that shape their personal lives and their endeavors in the professional world. In the studio tonight are three sports/life coaches who are using their platform to impact young men and women near and far.
  • Dr. Tracey Burrell hosts a discussion about the job of school counselor, featuring 3 outstanding counselors: Lamesa Fleury, Elementary Counselor at Eden Gardens Magnet in ShreveportTaneka Fuller, 9th Grade Counselor at Bossier High School in Bossier CityAngelor Johnson, Professional Counselor at Caddo Virtual Academy in Shreveport