Arguably one of the most important factors to sustaining a career in education long term, boundaries help keep you healthy, happy, and whole. Join this workshop and get the workbook to help you gain the top four boundaries educators need to set along with an easy to use formula for creating boundaries on the go.
According to the American Federation of Teachers 2017 Educator Quality of Work Life Survey, 61 percent of teachers said their jobs were always or often stressful, which is more than double the rate of non-teaching working adults. 58 percent of these teachers indicated that they had poor mental health due to stress levels.
Perhaps you are one of those teachers who is on the edge of breakdown. You want to make an impact but it all just seems like too much – parents, student behavior, curriculum, trainings, and meetings. You feel like you’re giving your all to teaching and still not making a dent in the growing to-do lists of being an educator. Here’s the thing – In order to address the growing concerns of and effectively teach, model, and coach the Social Emotional Learning of our students, we must also focus on the Social Emotional Learning of the adults in the school environment as well. The emotional well being of the adults in our schools directly impacts our students’ well-being and academic achievement.
In this workshop, new and veteran teachers will learn the four main types of boundaries they should set in order to decrease stress and reignite passion, as well as, the steps and guided practice to effectively communicate boundaries at work without compromising their relationships.
New and veteran educators will decrease stress and reignite their passion for teaching while maintaining authenticity and impact in their classrooms as they develop and implement boundaries across their professional environments over the next semester.
Brittany Blackwell, M.Ed. is a certified mentor teacher, special educator, and teacher resilience & retention strategist who inspires teachers to make self-care and mental health a priority using sustainable strategies, evidence-based interventions, and digital resources to reduce overwhelm, reignite passion, and improve overall teacher satisfaction and resilience.
Brittany is an award-winning special educator and teacher resilience strategist from South Carolina with over ten years of experience working with elementary and middle school classrooms. Brittany is no stranger to teacher burnout and has a passion for empowering teachers, parents, and students to prioritize self-care and mental health. Brittany’s digital approach to self-care through digital planning, vision boards, and strategies has reached the homes of thousands of educators across the world. Also known as “MsPrincessTeach” on Tiktok, Brittany’s social media following grew through her fast-paced, lighthearted tutorials and humorous real life experiences. Brittany helps teachers create their own Individualized Self-Care Plan by providing sustainable strategies, handcrafted products, and digital resources to reduce stress, automate the mundane tasks of teaching, and prevent overall teacher burnout. Her approach gives support so that educators can maximize fulfillment and effectiveness in their personal and professional lives.