This course will provide early career teachers who are within their first five years of teaching support in creating work/life balance, implementing varied instructional strategies, honing classroom management skills, building relationships with students, families and colleagues, increasing cultural awareness and understanding the roles of building professionals. Participants will discover many ways to cultivate their resiliency in response to the many challenges early career teachers and more experienced teachers encounter. Through panel discussions, collegial support and coaching, participants will learn strategies to refuel, reenergize and reframe their passion for teaching and student success.
3 Graduate credits
Effective January 1, 2021 to present
- Examine, reflect upon and discover the resilience within by exploring habits, emotions, dispositions and context.
- Examine, reflect upon and practice techniques for effective instructional strategies that improve student outcomes.
- Examine, reflect upon and practice techniques for student engagement, addressing mental health and restorative practices.
- Examine, reflect upon and practice techniques for building relationships.
- Examine, reflect upon and practice techniques to develop cultural awareness and equity.
- Discuss and collaborate with other adults working in an educational setting (admin, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, volunteers).