Topic: Teacher of the Year: A New Documentary Film

Teacher of the Year is a new documentary film that reveals the complex reality of teaching in the 21st century and explores the forces that influence a teacher’s performance for the competing needs of audiences made up of students, parents, administrators, other teachers, politicians, and the public at large. The subject and directors join us to talk about the project and to explore how Hollywood portrays teachers and the teaching profession.


Mary M. Dalton, Professor, Wake Forest University

Rob Phillips, Filmmaker, At Large Productions and NC English Teacher, 9-12

Jay Korreck, Filmmaker and Chief Design Officer, At Large Productions and Constructive Learning Design

Angie Scioli, Social Studies Teacher, Leesville Road High School, Raleigh

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