Live Your Best Educator Life: Finding School/Life Balance through Strategic Self Support and Wellness (prev#: EDU-X799K)

3 Units

Course Description

Do More Than Survive, Thrive at Home and at Work with a Strategic Wellness Plan

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 courses, and cannot be taken again:  EDU-X799K.

Course Details

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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What You Will Learn

  • Describe the importance of Work/Life Balance
  • Explain the four elements of health (physical, mental, emotional, social) that make a holistically healthy life
  • Identify strategies to integrate these four elements into daily life
  • Create a strategic wellness plan


Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that allows you to structure your education to suit your schedule while keeping you on pace toward achieving your educational.

Key Benefits of Educator Courses

A World of Choices

With hundreds of courses across a range of education-related topics, there’s a strong chance we have the ideal class for you!

Small Class Sizes

Small class sizes with real-world educators are an important part of the USD experience.

Work-Life Balance

Our educator courses offer flexible course formats and class times to help you balance your work, USD studies, and family life.