Content tagged with: educators

Reset Your Internal Clock

5 tips to get back into your early morning routine. After a summer of late nights and outdoor activities, getting back into an early morning routine can be tricky, especially since most teachers are already sleep deprived. Research shows that 43% of teachers get 6 hours or less of sleep each night, far less than… Read more »

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide Letter to Educators

This letter to educators introduces the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide. Schools play an integral role in teaching students about what it means to be healthy, and the family guide can help students and their families lead healthier lives. The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide is also available in Spanish, and was developed in partnership with… Read more »

Fresh Start: Being Open to Good Intentions

We love to hear from members, and were thrilled to get this post from Heidi Smith about one of her strategies for a great new school year. It’s a powerful message — choosing to re-frame our own thinking and considering how that might impact our jobs and job satisfaction, but also the students we serve… Read more »

Expo Excitement to #GetNEAHealthy!

Palm Trees in Orlando at Expo

This year, I attended my first Expo before the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly as a new(ish) employee at NEA Healthy Futures. My colleagues told me all about the excitement, the energy, the passion for education – and they were right! You could feel it from the moment you stepped into the convention center in… Read more »

Health and Wellness Organizing Strategies

NEA members, students and other school employees have the right to a safe and healthy school environment. While the responsibility of providing a safe and healthy school environment falls mainly on the school district or other employer, NEA local associations can play a key role in ensuring this environment for students and staff. Health and… Read more »