Continuing Education Tips & Advice

Continuing education is one way to ensure teachers and leaders remain up-to-date on best practices for their respective roles. As a result, many educators become reinvigorated as they connect with other professionals, swap strategies, and gain new ideas. But most importantly, continuing education ensures educators renew their license and certificates. What is continuing education? It…

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Common Coaching Scenarios to Navigate as a Teacher Leader

Discussing common coaching scenarios with teacher leaders before the actual obstacles arrive increases the likelihood an effective strategy is used. This can decrease anxiety and better prepare leaders for the struggles they may face in the future. Also, collaborating with others while brainstorming possible next steps solidifies knowledge, strengthens skills, and builds relationships. Preparation When…

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305: Being an Effective Coach with Alissa Crabtree

Meet and be empowered by Alissa Crabtree in this special interview episode of the Empowering Educators Podcast. Alissa shares great, tactile advice about how to effectively work with teachers as an instructional coach. She also discusses the importance of the instructional coach/administrator relationship and how that relationship can be a powerhouse for change within a…

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Creating Professional Boundaries with Colleagues

Professional boundaries allow colleagues to work effectively together with limited personal conflict. This means that colleagues can be friendly without being friends so that personal disagreements do not distract from the completion of work. This blog post will discuss examples of professional boundaries and specific tips for how teachers and teacher leaders can navigate the…

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Unique Ways to Give Thanks

Tis the season to give thanks! No matter if or how you celebrate Thanksgiving, it sparks a movement of reflection. Life can be busy and stressful. It distracts us from noticing the blessings that surround us daily. This post will share unique ways to give thanks. Model Take time to reflect on what you yourself…

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