Episode 19: Meeting Idaho’s 2024 Teacher of the Year, Trent Van Leuven

On this episode, Host Carly Flandro talks with Idaho’s 2024 teacher of the year, Trent Van Leuven. Trent is a career technical educator at Mackay Jr. Sr High. He tells EdNews about the unique lessons and projects he’s spearheaded with students, how Idaho’s in the “golden age” for CTE education, and his ideas for recruiting and retaining teachers in rural schools like his. 

Carly Flandro

Carly Flandro

Reporter Carly Flandro works in EdNews’ East Idaho bureau. A former high school English teacher, she writes about teaching, learning, diversity, and equity. You can follow Flandro on Twitter @idahoedcarly and send her news tips at [email protected].

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