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Educator Well-being

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Educator Well-Being

A Key to Student Success

A symposium for education leaders tasked with embedding wellness throughout their school communities

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It’s time for education leaders to shift the conversation from ‘fixing symptoms’ to addressing how we can proactively develop wellness within entire school cultures because this issue concerns us all.

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Achieving Excellence for the Whole Child
by Denise DwyerPatrick Case

Making the Connection Between Youths’ Social Media Use and Their Well-being
by Dr. Valerie Steeves

Embedding Well-being as a Core Role for K-12 Education
Playing the Long Game to Embed Well-Being in all our Classrooms
by Dr. Kathy ShortDr. Katina Pollock and Vani Jain

and many more…

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Why this event

The EdCan Network is concerned that the steep hike in reported cases of student anxiety[1] and suicidal ideation[2] is creating stress and emotional exhaustion among teachers.[3] Schools aren’t mental health treatment facilities principals and teachers cannot be expected to shoulder the entire burden.They can, however, be an important part of the solution.[4]

How can education leaders create a climate that supports well-being for all?

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Day 1 – Day 2

Our symposium will help you:

  • Understand the nuances of emotional, mental, physical, cognitive and workplace well-being perspectives from diverse school and classroom contexts.
  • Learn the ‘how-tos’ from leading experts, and successful school- and community-based wellness programs from across Canada.
  • Strategize success indicators for measuring impact when developing a culture of educator wellness in your schools.

Who should attend:

  • School Board Mental Health Leads and Administrators
  • Guidance and Pastoral Counsellors
  • Principals
  • Community Health and Social Workers


Exclusive access to experts

With our hands-on group discussions and case study presentations, you will return with new ideas for building resiliency in yourself, your colleagues and your students.

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