Episode 30: Meet Idaho’s Teacher of the Year

For this week’s podcast, Kevin Richert interviews Todd Knight, a science teacher at the West Ada School District’s Crossroads Middle School and Idaho’s newly named teacher of the year.

They talk about Knight’s journey into teaching, instruction during the pandemic — and advice for the next generation of educators.

Also, check out our Soundcloud page for other recent podcasts:

  • Episode 29: Trustee turmoil, and school board elections (Guest, Idaho EdNews reporter Blake Jones)
  • Episode 28: COVID-19 and children’s health, an inside look (Guest, Dr. Kenny Bramwell, St. Luke’s Health System)
  • Episode 27: Reclaim Idaho’s $300 million vision for K-12


Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert

Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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