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Course Description

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the ever-changing expectations that are put upon educators? Do unplanned disruptions and changes both big and small deplete you of the energy you need to be your best creative, productive, positive self? In this class you will work through Elena Aguilar’s book, Onward, developing healthy habits that can build your emotional resilience. You will learn practical strategies to rediscover your passion and purpose, helping you respond to challenges from a place of strength and peace. In order to build the emotional resilience of our students, we must simultaneously tend to our own. Taking this class is a great place to start.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand how their own emotions, social identities, core values and personality can clarify their purpose as educators.
  • Recognize situations that are within their realm of influence and be able to let go of those that are outside their control.
  • Adopt a mindful, story-telling approach to communication and community building
  • Learn to be fully present in the moment, finding levity in the midst of challenges.
  • Adopt a positive self-perception by developing healthy habits to improve physical and emotional health
  • Feel empowered by directing their attention to their strengths, assets and skills when making decisions and influencing others.
  • Strengthen compassion for themselves and others in order to find a wider range of responses to difficult situations.
  • Unlock creativity, curiosity, perseverance, patience and courage when solving problems and adapting to change.
  • Create and environment of collective celebration

Notes

This course can be taken for 3, 4 or 5 credits. Select the appropriate section for your desired number of credits.

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Section Title
Building Your Resilience
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $690.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

Onward:Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Building Your Resilience
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $845.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

Onward:Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Building Your Resilience
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 365 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $990.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Must Be Purchased Separately:

Onward:Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

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