“ Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” - Aristotle
Teachers often tell me they are not being acknowledged for the changes they are actually making in their students’ lives. Many of these changes are not reflected in the Common Core or measured through standardized testing. They are the very real human attributes of love and care in the classroom - education of the heart.
When I’ve asked teachers what inspires them, not one person has ever said, “I want to be remembered as the teacher who helped kids pass exams.” Instead, they share the most altruistic and deeply moving stories from their teaching careers.
Yet, the staggering attrition rate of new teachers and burned-out veterans substantiates the gap between a teacher’s raison d’être and the narrow, data-driven system in which they’re being evaluated.
So…. what’s the good news?
I offer educator workshops, professional development trainings, and staff keynote speeches that are revolutionizing teacher experiences and school climates. They help you:
Through February 15th, 2015 educators get a 20% discount for all individual coaching services. What you will gain from coaching includes:
Please expose as many teachers as possible to these methods. They could honestly change our whole school environment. These skills would benefit our students for a lifetime! - English Teacher, Averill Park High School, NY
"Lawrence Carroll's workshop on personal stress management, which he conducted with my Columbia Grad School class
was a huge success."
Neal Pilson, Columbia University, Former President, CBS Sports