Call for Proposals: Research Forum on Educator Wellbeing

The Research Forum on Educator Wellbeing is accepting proposals. Presentations are welcomed on research, practitioner, policy, or other initiatives focused on educator wellbeing. The term ‘educator’ encompasses teachers, instructors, administrators, education assistants, counsellors, and other associated and connected professionals working within education systems.

This forum, that will take place Oct. 24 and 25, is an opportunity for sharing research and practice about educator wellbeing in diverse contexts and from multiple approaches. Including:

  • Mindfulness and SEL – Dr. Julia Mahfouz, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Psychological Safety in School Organizations – Dr. Fei Wang, University of British
  • Mentoring and Teacher Wellbeing – Dr. Ellen Hahn, Dr. Angela Adair, Rhonda
    Wheeler, Auburn University
  • Comprehensive School Health – Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew, University of Calgary
    and Kerri Murray, EverActive Schools

The deadline to submit your proposal is July 15, 2024.

Proposal decisions will be communicated by August 15, 2024.

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This event is a key outcome of a pan-Canadian study of wellbeing in teacher education programs, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (research team: Sabre Cherkowski, Karen Ragoonaden, Benjamin Kutsyuruba, Lorraine Godden, Keith Walker and Tim Claypool).

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