Big Topics. Even Bigger Impact.

Teachstone’s newest podcast is hitting all the big issues in education. Impacting the Classroom brings together researchers, policymakers, and educators who are making a difference in education.


Teachstone is excited to announce our new podcast, Impacting the Classroom, where we talk about the big topics in education and what those topics mean for educators and the children they serve. 

Hosts Darlene Estes-Del Re and Marnetta Larrimer have extensive experiences throughout the early childhood education sector. They’re bringing their unique perspectives to the table as they hear from researchers, policymakers, and educators who are making an impact in the field.


Meet Your Hosts


Darlene Estes-Del Re
Dr. Darlene Estes-Del Re works with existing and new partners to support their efforts in ensuring every child and every educator has access to high-quality early learning experiences, education, and supports. Darlene’s early childhood career expands across the public and private sectors, including Montessori, magnet schools, state-funded preschool, state education agency work, and higher education.





Marnetta Larrimer
Marnetta Larrimer gained her experience in the field of early childhood education by serving in many roles, including owning an award-winning family child care, directing a public pre-K program, and teaching infants, toddlers, and pre-K children in different settings. She’s also worked at a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency where she did training, coaching, child assessments, and adjunct work at the university.

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