Join us for a live virtual webinar to explore programs and topics of interest from GSEHD faculty.

The upcoming K-12 Series is a 4-session webinar that tackles critical subjects relevant now in U.S. schools such as teacher burnout, teacher shortage, teacher retention, and the role of school counselors.

Understanding Teacher Burnout in U.S. Schools 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022  |  1-2:00 pm ET
Educator burnout is often blamed for the current teacher shortage. Join Dr. Beth Tuckwiller, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Special Education and Disability Studies, to learn about factors that contribute to this all too familiar phenomenon. She will discuss ways in which individuals, schools, and systems can apply risk and prevention thinking to interrupt the burnout cycle.

Understanding Teacher Shortage in the U.S. Education System

Tuesday, November 1, 2022  |  1-2:00 pm ET
The COVID-19 pandemic is often blamed for the current teacher shortage, having left teachers overworked and underpaid.  But what if the issues started long before the pandemic, and what if they can’t be solved just by money? Join Dr. Joshua Glazer, Associate Professor in Education Policy, to explore what has really caused teacher shortages, and where we should go from here.  

Understanding Teacher Retention in U.S. Schools 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 |  1-2:00 pm ET
Schools nationwide are facing teacher retention challenges and the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but who is it affecting the most? Which teachers leave and why do they leave? Join Dr. Matthew Shirrell, Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Administration, to explore the reasons behind teacher retention challenges and the potential solutions.

The Evolving Role of School Counselors in U.S. Schools

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 1-2:00 pm ET
Student mental health needs quickly escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the number of US school counselors declined alongside school staff shortages. Needed now more than ever, school counselors are in a unique position to redefine their roles. Join Dr. Mary DeRaedt, Assistant Professor in Counseling and Human Development, to explore how the next generation of school counselors can help to steady our schools.

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