Burnout and educator turnover was here long before the pandemic. The pandemic just put gasoline on the burnout fire. Most solutions focus on trying to fix what's wrong with our school system by adding more to educators' already full plates. It's high time we started focusing on what's strong with our school system by leveraging our greatest asset we already have--our educators. Get started today with a FREE tool that harnesses strengths and protects our educators from burnout...
see our founder advocate for mental health and learning supports in schools!
It seemed like such a good idea at the beginning of the pandemic. I would plant vegetables to get through the tough times, much like folks during the World Wars cultivated Victory Gardens to combat food shortages and raise their spirits...
Do you love your students but find yourself not loving parts of your job as a school psychologist? One thing I’ve learned over the last 20 years and in my research for my latest book is that school psychologists often fall into burnout traps and they don’t even notice it!
1 in 5 students has a mental health issue that keeps them from learning (and this statistic is BEFORE the pandemic). Our founder shares with CBS News what we can do to help.
Connection is so important as a buffer for stress. That’s why I’m going on “tour” with my “Connection is Protection” mantra for parenting in a pandemic! Check out my 5-minute clip on CBS58 in Milwaukee where I share 3 tips for parents to help reduce their stress (their own stress and their children’s stress!).