Guest Expert Dave Schleh, a veteran classroom teacher of twenty years, provides insight into what allowed him to remain excited and engaged. He shares experiences ranging from working with challenging students to gaining the confidence of administrators to becoming a student of the profession of education.
Guest Expert, Nancy Maxfield-Wilson, teaches us how to cultivate a mindset of resilience given the obstacles, frustrations, and challenges that impact our school culture. Nancy works with professionals across industries to prevent burnout, maximize productivity and well-being, and improve retention.
Guest Expert, Dr. Mel Krug, teaches staff and students how to use the movement of their bodies in new and interesting ways to support learning. She shares the science to support this and so much more about how the mind-body connection can increase the effectiveness of any curriculum.
Certified Parent Coach & Trainer Guest Expert, Samantha Moe, teaches us tried and true practical behavioral strategies for how to approach the "intense brain" differently. What works, what doesn’t, and how do we as educators stay emotionally regulated when we’re working with these kids day in and day out?
Nationally recognized speaker and author, Guest Expert Dr. Eric Hartwig, reflects on lessons learned from 40+ years as an educational administrator as well as how his BEST universal screener (Behavioral Emotional Social Traits) supports the social emotional learning of students AND staff culture.
Change Management Expert, D. Scott Ross, has spent his career consulting with Fortune 500 companies & other organizations to help them navigate change. He walk us through practical tips for how to make these tumultuous times seem manageable and how to enact the change you want to see in the workplace.
National Award Winning Author & Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Ally, shares a few tidbits from her talk, “The Little Known Truth About Drama in the Workplace” to help us better navigate relationships between co-workers, parents, and students---sans drama. Jennifer also introduces us to what I call "the Energetic Paradigm." You don't want to miss out on this fascinating concept!
Guest Expert, Doug Chavis, has seen it all as a school psychologist in an urban district where he took the lead on transforming his school culture from receiving up to 225 behavioral crisis calls a day to less than 20 /week. He tells us how he did it as well as how he recharges after dealing with tough times so he can stay emotionally healthy.
Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Herrera address issues of equity and access within public education. As social, racial, and generational paradigms are shifting, "Dr. J"--as her students call her--shares her insight as to where we're headed and strategies to best navigate the uncharted territory ahead for public education in a way that’s inspiring and engaging!
The Introduction Module and each of the “8 Core Lifestyle Habits” Modules taught by Betsy take 45-60 minutes to complete. These are hands-on activities that keep participants inspired and engaged as they move through them. The 9 Guest Expert interviews range from 30-60 minutes of listening time, where participants can choose to take notes or just listen as a way to expand their mind and craft.
The cost of not trying new and innovative approaches to address the issue of educator burnout heavily outweighs the risk. Staff turnover has been estimated to cost a minimum of 150% of an employee's salary.
The time and other intangible costs of staff turnover are that it creates disruption, frustration, and low morale for staff, students, and parents. The time and effort it takes to hire, train, and acclimate new staff only to have them leave 3-5 years later is exhausting and adversely impacts overall school culture.
Yes. Each of the modules includes a worksheet for participants to complete as they go. A visual is also completed as part of each module to summarize the learning, and I always encourages my students to hang their visuals somewhere where they will see them for the month in order to enhance and solidify the learning. I provide a guided meditation/visualization with each module. Finally, participants are assigned their “Keepin’ It Real Accountability Check-In” form to complete before they begin each new module so that they reflect on and integrate the learning as they go through the course.
Yes. The program is structured so that a point person could take the lead on organizing a set schedule for people to come together and take each module in person, or individuals could complete each module separately and then come together to discuss the learning “book club style.” That’s what’s nice about an online course. It allows for implementation flexibility and adaptability, which is exactly what we all need right now.
Yes, the Balance Not Burnout: Educator Edition Course is CEU Certified for up to 18 hours of professional development.
Yes, once you purchase and set up your login information, you have lifetime access to the course.
Yes, if for any reason you are unsatisfied with the course, simply call or email us within 30 days to receive a full refund.