Sailing Through Your Early Years
See this webinar recording for a deep dive into the issues surrounding new teacher burnout, including contributing factors that lead to new teachers feeling overwhelmed and unprepared for their chosen career path. Also, join a discussion about the aspects of being an educator that come more through experience and “on the job” training than from college coursework.
Topics to be discussed include:
- How to effectively communicate and work with other adults
- Behavior and classroom management
- Self-care for educators (how to leave work at work)
- Securing a first job (preparing for the interview)
- Working with parents/families
- Navigating supports and services in the building (e.g., special education, interventions, EL, etc.)
Director of Special Education
Charter School in Illinois
Dr. Tiffanie Jeffrey has worked in the field of education for the last 13 years. She has previously served as a school social worker, behavior interventionist, and special education coordinator/director in school settings ranging from Early Childhood through Transition. Currently, she is Director of Special Education for a charter school in Illinois. She has a strong passion for supporting struggling learners and their families, working with school teams, and developing and presenting professional development opportunities. Dr. Jeffrey also is an Adjunct Professor at the American College of Education in the department of Teaching and Learning, teaching special education and early childhood courses.
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