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Making Educator Wellness a Priority: Simple Self-Care Strategies
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Presented by Amy Walker, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Committee for Children; and Jenny Nelson, Client Success Manager, Committee for Children
Sponsored by Second Step®
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Teaching is one of the most stressful professions. That stress can affect your health, your job satisfaction, and even the quality of your teaching. However, decades of research show that when teachers feel better, they perform better. View this edWebinar to:
- Hear why educator wellness is so important
- Gain simple self-care strategies you can use immediately to reduce stress and improve your wellness
- Participate in a gratitude practice
- Learn about the Committee for Children’s free social-emotional learning resources as well as the new Second Step® SEL for Adults, a cost-effective program that promotes a positive class environment by strengthening educators’ well-being
This recorded edWebinar is of interest to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders.
About the Presenters
A national expert on implementing systemic social-emotional learning in large school districts, Amy Walker has spoken at dozens of conferences in the United States and abroad about SEL, violence prevention, bullying prevention, and child protection. At Committee for Children, she works to develop and maintain partnerships with businesses, organizations, and individuals to help expand reach and impact.
Jenny Nelson gained a deep appreciation for social-emotional learning after first working as an elementary school teacher and then as a behavioral health specialist for Snoqualmie Valley School District. Jenny earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Western Governors University, where she focused her research on the impact of mindfulness interventions on social-emotional competencies. She believes that mindfulness is a powerful skill for today’s fast-paced world and an essential building block for developing social-emotional skills.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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Committee for Children is a global nonprofit dedicated to helping children thrive. Our Second Step® family of programs creates brighter futures for kids everywhere through social-emotional learning (SEL). We’ve recently expanded our curricula to include digital programs for Grades K–8, and new programs for out-of-school time and adult SEL.