As educators continue in their field, and deal with societal pressure, as well as pressure from administrators and parents, finding a balance between school, life, and wellness can be really tough. The pull in one direction or another causes stress, anxiety, and fatigue. In order to enjoy one’s career, show up excited, and create meaningful experiences for students, educators need to identify issues like these in their lives and have very real tools to use to counteract them so they can teach, and live, with joy and renewed energy - really live their best life. This course will help educators and administrators learn strategies to create a work/life balance. By doing so, educators can thrive both in and out of the classroom. This course will share new healthy habits educators can adopt to create a sustaining system for overall wellness.
This course has content equivalency to the following course, and cannot be taken again: EDU-X799K.
Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for PK-12 educators interested in learning new strategies and expanding on personal skills of self-support, preparing educators to have the best year yet!
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