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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.

  • 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
  • Music is powerful. It reduces stress and relieves frustration. It impacts the brain circuits that process emotions. Music motivates and inspires us, and it helps us learn. For children, learning to perform music has significant advantages. Learning to play a musical instrument can improve mathematical learning and stimulate creativity in all areas of school performance. It helps students build motor skills and teaches them discipline, responsibility, and leadership. Joining us are three high school music directors who lead some of the most dynamic and influential music programs in our region. These band directors have seen the impact music education has on students, families, and the communities they serve.
  • Airs Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 6 p.m. (repeat) John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. “This is certainly true for school principals who are charged with providing a school vision and instructional leadership as well as managing support services, overseeing extracurricular programs and promoting school partnerships with community groups. But many school principals go beyond the call duty, displaying characteristics of servant leaders in how they value and promote staff, develop and empower students, and inspire and transform communities.
  • Repeat. Airs Wednesday, November 24, at 6 p.m. LSU Shreveport. This program features members of the educational community share what it truly means to teach children, reach families and inspire communities.