Teacher Fan Club
Gratitude for the Teachers Who Make a Difference
We created the Teacher Fan Club to celebrate and support educators. Join us as we invite guests, experts, and listeners to share stories and express gratitude to impactful teachers in their lives while we all discover ways to be well.

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Christy Harrison is a journalist, a registered dietitian who practices from an anti-diet perspective, and a certified intuitive eating counselor. She is the author of Anti-Diet: Reclaim your Time, Money, Wellbeing and Happiness through Intuitive…

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Julie Van Rosendaal is passionate about food and cooking. She has worked in the food industry and has published 12 amazing cookbooks, including Dirty Food. Julie writes and talks about food as a freelance journalist for the Globe and Mail and is…

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Dr. Piran is an award-winning author, researcher, teacher, and mentor. She is Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist, and a school consultant. She is a prolific scholar, an author and co-editor of five books, and a…

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Dr. Angela Grace is a Registered Psychologist with a PhD focused on youth health and wellbeing in school settings, and is an instructor at the University of Calgary. She is a former teacher whose experiences inform her passion for holistic wellbeing…

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Savala Nolan is a lawyer, writer, and professor at UC Berkeley School of Law. She is the author of Don’t Let it Get You Down: Essays on Race, Gender and the Body, and her writing has been featured in Vogue, Time, the Huffington Post, Shape, and…

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This episode is part of our mini-series on Weight-Neutral Wellbeing (WNW). Elizabeth and Dana speak with Aaron Flores, a registered dietitian nutritionist and co-host of the Dietitians Unplugged podcast. Aaron is an expert in multiple weight-neutral…

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Elizabeth and Dana chat with Kelly Fullerton about how to approach food and nutrition in the school setting from a weight-neutral perspective. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Kelly is both an experienced physical education teacher and trained…

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Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who specializes in understanding the mind-body connection. As a pioneer in the field of “science-help,” her mission is to translate insights from psychology and neuroscience…

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This episode is part of our mini-series on weight-neutral wellbeing (WNW). Dana and Elizabeth talk with Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew about how to apply a weight-neutral approach to health education and promotion. We discuss concerns with weight-centric…

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This episode is the first in our mini-series on weight-neutral wellbeing (WNW). Elizabeth and Dana discuss why weight-neutral approaches to health and wellbeing are ideal for every body in the school context. In this episode, we also talk with guest…

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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.