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Boost Resilience at Work for Educators: Sustainable Well-Being and Sustainable Performance

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

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Presented by Dr. Miranda Fernande Walichowski, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, and PeopleBench Partner; Dr. Baron Davis, Superintendent-in-Residence, PeopleBench; Holley Chesser, Customer Success Manager, PeopleBench; and Fleur Johnston, CEO and Founder, PeopleBench

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Do you start the school year well rested, but soon feel exhausted or overwhelmed? Do you wish you could be the amazing teacher you are without risking burnout? You are not alone! Teaching is a demanding profession. As an educator, you understand firsthand the demands and challenges teachers face on a daily basis. Working in the education sector can be overwhelming at times, with high demands and constant change.

Resilience is a state; it can be learned and strengthened. This edWebinar introduces you to tools and strategies to maintain and boost your well-being. It is specifically designed to prioritize your well-being so you can continue to be at your best for you and your students. You learn:

  • Concepts that underpin resilience at work
  • About the evidence-based Resilience at Work framework
  • Tips to cultivate sustainable performance and sustainable well-being

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders.


Miranda Fernande-WalichowskiAbout the Presenters

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, Dr. Miranda Fernande Walichowski coordinates the Bilingual Educator Preparation program and teaches graduate-level coaching courses. In her role with PeopleBench, Dr. Walichowski provides bespoke assessments and coaching for schools. Dr. Walichowski is passionate about fortifying human well-being and performance.

Baron DavisDr. Baron R. Davis is the former Superintendent of Richland School District Two in Columbia, SC, where he served as the first Black superintendent in the district’s 90-plus-year history. Dr. Davis’s groundbreaking career in education has seen advances in education outcomes and equity—driven by his focus on collective vision, organizational effectiveness, talent development, and community and partner engagement. In his role as PeopleBench Superintendent-in-Residence, Dr. Davis brings over two decades of experience in creating comprehensive, high-achieving, and inclusive K-12 education ecosystems.

Holley ChesserWith a master’s degree in early childhood education and elementary education, Holley Chesser brings rich experience—both as an educator and as an EdTech leader—to her work with schools and districts. Holley understands the challenges educators face firsthand. At PeopleBench, Holley works with school districts and leaders who are making their school workforce a priority. She finds joy in supporting leaders with simple and clear tools and processes—helping them make change achievable.

Fleur JohnstonAbout the Moderator

PeopleBench CEO and Founder Fleur Johnston has more than 20 years’ experience in workforce and digital transformation. Driven to create change for good, Fleur founded PeopleBench with the aim of empowering school leaders to build amazing school workforces to achieve the best possible outcomes for students. Fleur is passionate about helping the education sector evolve based on the changing landscape of work, the effects of technology, and a global shift in expectations. Fleur believes that people must be at the heart of the future of education and that workforce strategy—underpinned by research, data, and metrics—will play a role in the path to better student, and therefore social and economic, outcomes globally.

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People Bench

PeopleBench is on a mission to make schools amazing places to work so they can be amazing places to learn. Through our online platform, school workforce research, and professional learning, we help educators to sustain their remarkable contribution in the face of change and challenge and we help school leaders to use an evidence base to develop and implement high-impact workforce strategies.


Learn how resilience is a state not a personality trait. Boost your impact and wellbeing as an educator with the PeopleBench Resilience at Work for Educators online course. Find out more


Wednesday, May 24, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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