Resilient Educator Skills to Succeed and Flourish in Today’s Schools
Have you noticed that today it takes more energy and stamina to teach successfully? Whether it’s teaching to SOL criteria, preparing for the SOL tests, mastering new subject matter, addressing diverse student needs implementing assessments, learning new technology, maintaining classroom order, managing time, or making sure all students learn, the demands on teachers are increasing in number and intensity. The toll from these expectations can lead to diminished job satisfaction, lower morale and costly early retirement. To stay the course in today’s educational climate, educators need new skills and strategies to be effective and stay resilient.
The Resilient Educator® is a powerful, highly-effective training program that helps educators boost performance, improve school relationships and strengthen resiliency. Acclaimed by educators for its new ideas and solid foundation in neuroscience, the program’s proven techniques are easy to learn and help rekindle educators’ motivation and energy.
Participants Will Learn To:
Think more clearly and make smarter decisions, especially under pressure
Improve communication with staff, students and parents
Increase vitality and well being
Create a stronger school culture and esprit de corps
Use award winning emWave technology
Learn grade appropriate methods for helping students reduce test anxiety
Understand how emotions and attitudes affect students’ work
Help students maintain control of their emotions to improve their test scores
“Excellent. Everybody should take this workshop to get his or her own life into proper perspective. It gave me tools to deal with unreasonable professional demands on a daily basis.” Lenore Blank, Resource Teacher San Francisco Unified School District
“This is the best faculty development workshop I ever attended. Practicing HeartMath strategies is like taking Vitamin C for mental health.” Mei-Yan Lu, Ph.D., Professor College of Education, San Jose State University
“Empowering. Relevant to the needs of adults and youth alike. I gained insight and skills for being more in charge and at peace in the middle of chaos, change and the transitions our educational system is experiencing.” Katie Holmes School Counselor, Greeley, Colorado