Step Away from the Classroom - Stories from Real Teachers Who Have Transitioned into New Careers
  • Lindsay Woodard
6 episodes
A podcast dedicated to every teacher who has ever thought about stepping away from the classroom. Hosted by a former classroom teacher of twenty years, guests bring hope and inspiration to listeners by sharing their personal success stories of transitioning to a new career.


006 * Kat Patrick Steps Away from the Classroom to Start Her Own Company that Delivers Online Courses to Homeschooled Teens
2021 Apr 1033m 11s
Dr. Kat Patrick now resides in her home state of Texas with her four children, all of whom have been homeschooled since birth. Since 2012, she has been running Dreaming Spires Home Learning, Inc., an American corporation that provides live, online...
005 * Kasey Hill Steps Away from the Classroom to Become a Financial Skills Educator for Kids
2021 Jan 0223m 58s
Kasey Hill is the founder of the financial literacy program called Growing Wealth From the Start. Kasey began her business when she was a stay-at-home mom. She decided to put her skills and experience in education, business, and finance into a...
004 * Kristy Lash Steps Away from the Classroom to Become a Nurse
2020 Dec 0216m 34s
Kristy Lash is a former teacher and certified athletic trainer.  She graduated from Texas State University, San Marcos with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2007.  She worked as the head athletic trainer for an arena football team in Texas...
001 * Lindsay Woodard Hosts a Podcast for Teacher Career Changers
2020 Nov 1723m 54s
In this inaugural episode, Lindsay Woodard shares her story of stepping away from the classroom three times during her twenty-year career as a classroom teachers. She shares the mission and goals of the Step Away from the Classroom podcast and offers...
003 * Paula Holsberry Steps Away from the Classroom to Become a Virtual Assistant and Business Consultant
2020 Nov 1723m 54s
Paula Holsberry is the founder and CEO of Tessera Virtual Business Solutions. She is dedicated to helping business owners grow their business by offering customized systems strategy and business management. Learn how Paula stepped away from the...
002 * Katie Quick Steps Away from the Classroom to Become an SEL Specialist and Founder of Revolution Ed
2020 Nov 1719m 3s
Katie Quick,  MA, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, social emotional learning specialist, former classroom teacher, national speaker, and award-winning singer songwriter from Chicago. Learn how Katie stepped away from the classroom and into a...