April 26, 2021

Education Nuggets with The Colorado Teacher of the Year: Gerardo Muñoz - PC074

Education Nuggets with The Colorado Teacher of the Year: Gerardo Muñoz - PC074

This week we welcome Gerardo Muñoz (he/him/his), the 2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year, to the show to share some educational "nuggets" of wisdom.


Gerardo Muñoz (he/him/his) has taught Social Studies for 22 years in Denver Public Schools and currently learns with middle and high school students at the Denver Center for International Studies at Baker. He is executive producer and co-host of the Too Dope Teachers and a Mic podcast and is Colorado's 2021 Teacher of the Year, the first Chicano teacher to earn that distinction.

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Extra Credit with Gerardo Muñoz

  • Talk about the platform that you’re presenting as Teacher of the Year
  • What’s unique about teaching in Colorado?
  • How do you/your state promote social justice?
  • Best teaching moment?

Do You Know The Nuggets?

  • What do Jeff and Jesse know about the Denver Nuggets?

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Gerardo Muñoz

teacher, writer, poet, hip hop pedagogue.

Gerardo Muñoz (he/him/his) has taught Social Studies for 22 years in Denver Public Schools and currently learns with middle and high school students at the Denver Center for International Studies at Baker. He is executive producer and co-host of the Too Dope Teachers and a Mic podcast, and is Colorado's 2021 Teacher of the Year, the first Chicano teacher to earn that distinction.