Mandy Froehlich is an experienced Director of Innovation and Technology, technology integrator, and teacher. She’s the author of a number of books, including Reignite the Flames, published by EduMatch.
Mandy and Ross talk about:
● Finding our passion and purpose for learning among the embers
● What makes educators predisposed to burnout?
● Giving ourselves forgiveness for the burnout
● What trauma (secondary traumatic stress) and demoralization look like in schools
● How administrators can contribute to engagement and re-engagement
● Proactive culture-building
● Overlooked types of self-care
Find Reignite the Flames and Mandy’s other books at https://www.mandyfroehlich.com and https://www.edumatch.org
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About today’s guest
Mandy Froehlich passionately encourages educators to create innovative change in their classrooms. An experienced Director of Innovation and Technology, technology integrator, and teacher, she has experience at many levels of the organizational structure. Her interest lies in reinvigorating and re-engaging teachers back into their profession, as well as what’s needed to support teachers in their pursuit of innovative and divergent thinking and teaching. She consults internationally with school districts and post-secondary institutions in the effective use of technology to support great teaching, mental health support for educators, and how to create organizational change. Her first book, The Fire Within: Lessons from defeat that have ignited a passion for learning, and discusses mental health awareness for teachers. Her second book, Divergent EDU, is based on an organizational structure she developed to support teachers in innovative and divergent thinking. Her third book, based on educator engagement and mental health, is titled Reignite the Flames which has a recently released companion guide/workbook titled The Educator’s Matchbook.
About the host
Ross Romano is a co-founder of the Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies, a coaching and consulting firm that helps organizations and high-performing leaders in the K-12 education industry communicate their vision and make strategic decisions that lead to long-term success. Connect on Twitter @RossBRomano or LinkedIn
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