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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

Recent Blog Posts

The bag, stuffed to the brim, with books from the book sale on Giving Tuesday.

GPB Does "Giving Tuesday"

We are all well acquainted with “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday.” This year, charitable organizations joined together in a call to action for “Giving Tuesday.” (It’s a mystery that it took this...

November 28, 2012 - 4:52am
Tom Mather, researcher, captures ticks
Education Matters

Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Do you have a student who spends recess searching out bugs on the playground? While it may be atypical playground behavior, it could also be a great opportunity to plug a little career education....

November 27, 2012 - 5:11am
Education Matters

Holiday Lessons

We’re back at it! School is back in session after the Thanksgiving holiday break. Now begins the frantic rush to jam in as much information before the winter holiday break, hoping it sticks. If...

November 26, 2012 - 6:37am
Education Matters

Books for Gratitude

PBS Parents has put together a great list of books for the Thanksgiving season. Check with your school’s librarian or your local library to get these in time for the holiday. These books provide a...

November 19, 2012 - 6:49am
image via The Bark
Tails of the City

Thanksgiving for Your Pet

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t just for humans anymore. It turns out that the big meal can be pretty healthy for pets. With little to no extra prep, you can share a healthful, nutritious dinner with...

November 19, 2012 - 5:25am