Monday, September 13, 2021

THRIVE! Webinar Tomorrow: "Mental Strength for Educators Who are Starting a New Year" with Angela Maiers

You Matter: Mental Strength for Educators Who are Starting a New Year
Part of the “Survive and Thrive!” Series


Teacher stress, I believe, is the biggest crisis facing our schools.

We have had so many challenges in education. And the indispensable linchpins, the teachers, are sometimes at their breaking point. 

Are you personally feeling exhausted? Do you feel stressed, underappreciated, worried, or depressed?

As a teacher, it would be very surprising if you weren’t feeling some of these feelings--maybe even all of them! (And you might even be feeling guilty for feeling them. Talk about irony!) March 2020 started the longest fifteen months any of us could have imagined, and it seems like it might not be over. The pandemic created innumerable hardships that have required us to juggle our own work and school and family lives.

Now… I want you to imagine for a moment that you feel balanced, purposeful, confident, and in control. Wouldn’t that be great?

Well, let’s get you there!

The pressures on teachers have been dramatic and they are often hidden behind the very equally real pressures on students. A lot of work in schools this year will focus on social and emotional learning for students (SEL), and there is absolutely no question that the students need this help. But it’s hard to feed someone emotionally when your own emotional cupboard is so bare. 

We need real efforts to address teacher, leader, and parent social and emotional needs and wellbeing. SEL is often seens as “one more thing” but it can actually be the answer to promoting a classroom space, where both you and your students can thrive academically, physically, emotionally, and socially. 

We will not have healthy schools and successful students without mentally healthy teachers. Join us for this life-changing one-hour webinar that will be centered on YOU, as we will explore how to navigate the coming school year with passion, courage, motivation and purpose.  

Are you ready to:

  • Refresh and Refocus your Leadership?
  • Power up your social emotional know-how?
  • Discover practical ways to meet our own needs of survival, strength, power and belonging?
  • Meet the Moment with grace, calm and confidence?
  • Step Into Your Bravest Self?

 This session is open to both in-service and pre-service school teachers, educators, curriculum developers, instructional designers, librarians, academicians, and others interested in understanding and building their social and emotional competencies.

You will learn:

  • Why SEL is important for ALL teacher and students
  • How teaching affects the mental and emotional health of teachers
  • How to design for THRIVING vs COPING
  • The critical role of acknowledgement and celebration
  • The value of presence and pause 

You will walk away with innovative, individualized, time-saving and GAME CHANGING ways to integrate practices in your life and  an action plan to build a more confident, connected, and hopeful school, classroom and home.

Join Us: Remember, “We take the very best care of others when we take good care of ourselves.”

DATE: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (click HERE to see in your own time zone)


COST: $29/person - includes any-time access to the recording and any presenter handouts and a participation certificate if needed. To arrange group discounts (see below), to submit a purchase order, or for any registration difficulties or questions, email

REGISTRATION: Click HERE or the payment image above to register. If you have any trouble registering for a webinar, if you need to be invoiced, or if you have any questions, please email Orders can come in and be confirmed up until 30 minutes before the webinar.

SPECIAL GROUP RATES (email to arrange):

  • Multiple individual log-ins and access from the same organization paid together: $20 each for 10+ registrations, $15 each for 25+ registrations.
  • The ability to show the webinar (live or recorded) to a group located in the same physical location or in the same virtual meeting from one log-in: $99.
  • Large-scale institutional access for viewing with individual login capability: $249.

ANGELA MAIERS (@AngelaMaiers)
Founder, Choose2Matter

Angela Maiers, Founder Choose2Matter. Leader. Visionary. Entrepreneur. Disruptor. Change Maker. Angela embodies each of these descriptors with passion, commitment and fierce determination. She has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 31 years, teaching every level of school from grade school to graduate school and consulting with companies around the world. Angela founded Choose2Matter to bring the world hope by helping every individual embrace their value and potential contribution. Initially launched to challenge and inspire students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems, Choose2Matter has evolved into a movement that support parents, educators, and employees around the world. Her work in 60,000 classrooms across 100 countries has rallied more than a million children who have banded together to launch 170 social enterprises and pass 17 laws. And organizations across all industries are finding new ways to ignite the genius of their employees, successfully addressing a $15 trillion employee engagement problem. Angela earned a BS in Education with a minor in Neuroscience and Master Degrees in Literacy and Ed Leadership. She is the author of eight books, including Liberating Genius,The Habitudes and The Passion Driven Classroom. Angela is widely recognized as one of most influential voices on social media today, consistently ranking in the top 1% and a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

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