Hi, I'm Gretchen. 


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I believe great educators will remain in the profession if they are supported and guided towards excellence.


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Educators lack ongoing support as they gain years of experience. This leads to burn out and a potential exit out of the profession. Get the support you deserve and a community to lean on. You'll gain clarity on how to improve and excel in your role so you can love what you do again. Growth doesn't happen on your own. Let's do this together!

What am I here to do for you?

As a teacher, teacher leader and now teacher trainer, there are many lessons I have learned about what makes teachers effective. Through the content I share on my website, I empower you to reach your potential. Click to listen --->

"I am an educator of a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom."


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Latest Podcast Episodes

283: 5 Ways to Combat Burnout

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 23, 2023

Burnout! Have you been there? Are you currently going through it? Gretchen shares 5 helpful tips on how to combat the burnout. Tune in today and reignite your passion! Quotables A lot of times burnout is seasonal. Know the course of your goals. We can push through when we know there is a reward at…

282: Getting Back into the GROOVE

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 9, 2023

Breaks are absolutely needed to continue being elite educators but getting back into the groove after a long break can be difficult. If you love acrostic poems and practical tips, this episode is for you! Gretchen uses the word GROOVE to give six, easy steps to get yourself back into the groove in the new…

Latest Blog Posts

Organizing a Successful Assembly at your School

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 30, 2023

An assembly at a school is a great way to bring an entire student body and staff together. It is a time to celebrate and learn in an engaging way. Often times, assemblies can be chaotic and disorganized. This limits the impact the learning opportunity during the assembly could have on all participants. Therefore, it’s…

10 Tips for Leading Extra Curricular Activities at your School

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 16, 2023

Leading extra curricular activities at your school is beneficial in many ways. It provides learning opportunities outside the classroom environment for students to learn and partner together. It allows teachers to showcase leadership in new, unique ways. Most importantly, it breeds community among staff and students. Just remember, no matter what the extra curricular activity…

7 Things to Remember when Switching Curriculum

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Jan 2, 2023

Switching curriculum is commonplace in schools. Sometimes funding or a contract runs out, new best practices force a change in direction for how to instruct students, or schools just want to try something new. Regardless of the reason, switching curriculum occurs on average every few years. This can be a frustrating process for both teachers…

How to Build Relationships with the Leadership Team

By Gretchen Schultek Bridgers | Dec 19, 2022

The most common piece of advice from leadership is for teachers to build relationships with their students. The same advice is true of how the leadership team should prioritize building relationships with their staff and vise versa. Those in leadership positions often feel isolated because there are not many staff members in their role. It’s…