Episode #26: Going the Extra Mile: A Conversation with Dr. Bernard DuBray

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Education usually ensures a life-long career, however, Dr. Bernard Dubray has pushed that to the limit. Dr. Dubray has been in the education field for over 50 years and is currently the longest running superintendent for the state of Missouri. His devotion to the community, students and teachers is evident in the work that he does, but he has also made tremendous impacts in the areas of academics and finances. Join host Kristy Houle as she chats with Dr. Dubray about everything from his last 50 years of education and what the future may hold for him.

 

In this episode you’ll hear…

  • Dr. Dubray’s journey and how he got where he is now
  • What his day as a superintendent looks like
  • His relationship with teachers and opinion on the national teacher shortage

 

“The act of teaching or the teaching career has been played down that maybe it’s not an important member of society and that’s so far from the truth.”
“The days are gone when student teachers don’t know what they are getting into.”
— Dr. Bernard Dubray, The Classroom Matters Podcast