Creators and Guests

Emily Torres
Emily Torres has been an educator with Spokane Public Schools for 21 years. In 2016, she helped pilot a program for trauma-impacted teens. This unique counselor-in-the-classroom approach uses a curriculum designed around self-awareness. She has worked alongside psychologists (Kent Hoffman (Every Person has Infinite Worth | Kent Hoffman | TEDxSpokane - YouTube, Dr. Russel Kolts (Dr. Russell Kolts and Compassion-Based Therapy - Eastern Washington University (, and Sean Barrett) to develop and implement this specially designed curriculum. Emily is a trauma-informed trainer through the Community Resilience Initiative ( where she has also been a presenter introducing others to Holistic Curriculums at their annual Beyond Paper Tigers Trauma-Informed Care Conference. And, she was the 2022 Lilac City Teacher of the Year. Connect with her on Instagram.
Appears in 1 episode
Jethro Jones
Jethro Jones
Author of #SchoolX #how2be Co-Founder of @bepodcastNet, the best education podcasts out there.
Appears in 45 episodes