Reclaim the JOY of Teaching: Optimism Amid Adversity

Join the keynote kick-off to our summer teaching and self-care series with bestselling author and happiness researcher, Michelle Gielan.

2020 radically changed the way you teach, and taking time to focus on your own self-care is essential to reclaim your inspiration, reduce stress and build a solid foundation for whatever comes next.

Drawing from over a decade of her research and her work with schools nationwide, Michelle has developed proven techniques for adopting an optimistic mindset to fuel well-being and educational outcomes. Gain tips to:

  • Inoculate your brain against common stressors and negativity
  • Retrain your brain to be more resilient and optimistic in minutes
  • Create an environment of high performance and resilience

As part of this self-care series, you’ll also be invited to join a private peer-to-peer community where you can connect with fellow educators and experts about embracing positive mindsets and healthy habits that will serve you this summer—and beyond.

*This video is available for viewing through July 9, 2021.
  • Michelle Gilean

Michelle Gielan

Michelle Gielan is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change and was named one of the Top 10 authors on resilience by the Harvard Business Review. She is the founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Michelle served as anchor of The CBS Morning News during the Great Recession. Her research has received attention from dozens of media outlets including The Washington Post, Forbes and The New York Times.