Mindfulness for Early Career Teachers – Keeping it Real, Calm and Kind

Thursday 15th October 2020

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Mindfulness for Early Career Teachers – Keeping it Real, Calm and Kind. Presented by Stephanie Salazar

This webinar has been designed for pre-service and beginning teachers, mentors and coaches of beginning teachers and for school leaders. 

In this webinar, Stephanie will discuss: 

  • How caring for yourself helps you to care for others in the workplace.
  • Insights into how COVID has affected school: challenges and opportunities.
  • Exploring the co-creation of ‘sanctuaries of learning’ with your students.
  • The power of working with a coach through impact cycles.
  • The strength of a positive mentor relationship and joining professional networks. 
  • Practical strategies to help new teachers stay clam and practice mindfulness (e.g. addressing a fear of failure or combating imposter syndrome). 

Stephanie Salazar

Stephanie Salazar is an Assistant Principal and accredited Instructional Coach at John Purchase Public School. She is the founder of the New Teacher Tribe initiative and #PSTchat, a chat dedicated to supporting pre-service teachers around the World. 

Stephanie’s passion is inspiring educators to see more in themselves and their students. She was awarded the Australian College of Educators Young Professional Award 2018.  In 2017, Stephanie also won the Executive Director’s Recognition Award for Innovation and Creativity in Leading Learning Towards Improved Student Outcomes.  

Lila Mularczyk OAM, FACE (Webinar Facilitator)

Lila Mularczyk, has been recognized for her commitment to the education profession (38 years to date) being honoured with the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2017.  Lila holds several (mostly voluntary) positions with the NSW Department of Education, Chair of ACE NSW, lecturing at university, and supervising professional experience (UTS). She also leads Professional Learning for UNSW Gonski Institute for Education. She is a much sort after mentor, coach and presenter. Lila also chairs and is an active member of a number of education advisory boards at the State and National level. Throughout her career Lila has held the position of Director of NSW Secondary Education with the New South Wales Department of Education, was a highly acclaimed School Principal for 15 years, and the President of NSW Secondary Principal’s Council.

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