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BEA Member Receives Accolades from Storytelling Organization

May 17, 2024

Narrative 4, an organization that helps students develop storytelling skills and empathy, recently recognized fourth-grade teacher and Boise Education Association member Jaymie Hogg for her contributions to the organization. Hogg was featured in the organization’s National Teacher Appreciation Week email alongside other teachers from around the country.

Jaymie Hogg

“During her time at the Boise State Writing Project Summer Institute, Jaymie was instantly hooked by the power of the story exchange,” Narrative 4 recounted in the email. “Since then, she has brought our storytelling program to multiple classrooms, schools, and conferences. Jaymie truly represents N4’s culture through the positive relationships she maintains with her students and colleagues. Thank you Jaymie for all you do, we appreciate you and are grateful for all the work you have put into making space for compassion and empathy in your community.”

Narrative 4 assists students in developing storytelling skills and empathy through story exchanges, an artists’ network featuring luminaries such as Reza Aslan and Sting, learning resources and civic engagement projects. You can learn more about the organization and its programs at

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