A Purposeful Priority: Conversations on Teacher Well-Being


Teaching is one of the noblest professions, and the wellness of teachers is a critical component of student learning and overall community well-being. During this podcast, expert panelists from state government, higher education, and health care will continue the conversation on the importance of teacher wellness – what it looks like, and what are the steps to implement and sustain educator wellness in teacher preparation programs and in the K-12 classroom. This episode is part of a podcast series launching this year titled “Educator Well-Being: From Principles to Practice".

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  1. A better understanding of the definition of teacher wellness – what it looks like, and what resources are available
  2. Key strategies on the steps to implement, and the steps to sustain, educator wellness in the context of teacher prep programs and K-12 schools
  3. Knowledge of how elements out of a teacher’s control will not deter wellness or the ability to show up healthy in the education space



Jamie Mollo, Sr. Conferences & Events Planner, Western Governors University

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  • Tags: SEL, wellness
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Podcast
  • Track: Health & Wellbeing
  • Session Focus Area Higher Education
  • Level: Deep Understanding

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