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7 Habits of a Healthy Educator

Healthy Educator Helping Students

With each school year comes the chance to be proactive about your health. You can fight off chronic low energy, constant sniffles and stress headaches before they pull you under. In fact, not having a plan for maintaining your health while pouring passion into your profession will leave you fried by spring, says Mike Anderson,… Read more »

Build Resilience in 9 Simple Steps

Learn how to get through rough patches and bounce back quickly with proven ways to build your resiliency skills. When you’re an educator, you have to be on your toes 100 percent of the time—even when things don’t go as planned. You may not be able to avoid or prevent setbacks, but you don’t have… Read more »

S.E.W. What? 10 Benefits of Drinking Water

Drinking water has many benefits

S.E.W. What? is a blog series focusing on School Employee Wellness (S.E.W.), because hands down, employees are a school’s most important resource. No matter what your role, it is essential that you take care of yourself. You’re not the only one who will benefit from caring for yourself – the students and the entire school community will too. Many… Read more »

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 »

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Unwind this summer

Summer break isn’t just a vacation for students, it’s also a time for school employees to sit back, relax, and rejuvenate after the stressful school year. Though you have other responsibilities during the summer, it is important to remember that you need time to yourself to unwind before the school year starts up again. You… 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 »

School Employee Wellness

Hands down, educators are a school’s most important resource — from classroom teachers to Education Support Professionals (ESPs) to Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISPs) and administrators — without you, school does not exist. No matter what your role, it is essential that you take care of yourself, and that there are systems in place at… Read more »