This episode is a long time coming!
Darrion “DC” Cockrell, the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year, has a powerful, heartbreaking, and inspirational story, and he shares it with us. This is less a teacher’s lounge conversation and more of a “chop it up on the front porch” episode. DC discusses his experience with violence, sports, learning disability, and his journey to the classroom.
The temperature rises with a contentious Top 5, one from which we may never recover.
Theme music composed and performed by Kevin Adams.