Beloved educator and member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community gets real- A convo with Colleen Shannon

SPARK, A Mother-Daughter Journey

Jul 14 2022 • 1 hr 14 mins

In this podcast episode, Jenny and Sophia chat with beloved educator Colleen Shannon.
Colleen is an extraordinary educator who commands a lot from her students and gives a lot in return.  Sophia knows this well because she was taught by Colleen in grade 9.  Colleen shares how yoga changed her perspective on what's possible in the classroom, which spurred her on to do her second Masters in Counselling.  Jenny clearly remembers Colleen's Yoga Teacher Training and Girl on Fire Training, because it was during these experiences that Colleen discovered she was gay.  Colleen speaks with honesty and authenticity about her 'privileged' coming out, the GSA Advocacy work she's doing at her school and, of course, the need for more inclusive education.
Colleen demonstrates what it takes to be the kind of educator that leaves a lifelong imprint on young people's lives.
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