This course is for new teachers, veteran teachers, and administrators that focuses on how to protect your career by learning how to banish burnout. If you have felt overwhelmed by the requirements of teaching (training, standards, Common Core, etc.), then make it a requirement to rejuvenate your love for your profession. If you are an administrator, learn how to enhance your teacher retention rates, reduce expensive turnover, and increase job satisfaction among your staff.
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Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-12), including: New Teachers - Protect your career investment by learning how to make the most of the all important first five years by banishing burnout before it happens! Veteran Teachers - Feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the new requirements (Common Core, mandatory training, etc.) . . . make it to retirement by rejuvenating your love for the profession! Administrators - Enhance retention rates and reduce expensive turnover while simultaneously increasing job satisfaction scores and attracting top talent to your school/district. Other school personnel, such as counselors, coaches and school nurses will benefit from this course.
Course Materials: There are no required textbooks for this course. It is recommended, but not required, to purchase the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) for Educators. All course content is linked directly within the course.
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