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Empowered Educator is a research-based, fully comprehensive program that prioritizes the social/emotional health of our educators to achieve systemic, long-term success for the entire school community.

Thriving Teachers Create Thriving School Communities

How can we expect our students to grasp social/emotional learning if we’re not able to lead by example? Empowered Educator shifts the focus from students to teachers and ventures way beyond
surface-level self-care to address the power of holistic social/emotional health.

In order to teach social/emotional learning, educators need to understand and model it themselves.

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Jen’s keynote presentations inspire educators to connect to their “why” through a range of engaging topics, thought-starters and practical advice. Jen brings her energy, humor, and 15 years of classroom expertise to her interactive speaking experiences — each tailored to your school’s specific needs.

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Working 1:1 with Jen is the best way to hold yourself accountable for the tenets of being an Empowered Educator. This is where you get to focus on your personalized professional growth. Whether you're a teacher or administrator, Jen will work with you to help you apply the Empowered Educator concepts to your daily life through a more tailored lens. 

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Empowered Educator is a social/emotional workshop series designed for schoolwide application. This research-based, fully comprehensive program leverages mindset, emotional intelligence, and cognitive neuroscience to transform the social/emotional well-being of the adults in your school. 

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Get the tips, strategies, and self-regulation practices you need, as well as group coaching, so you can be intentional with your time to create lasting results!  Designed to help you become your #1 priority!

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Are you exhausted from taking on everyone else's emotional baggage, but unsure what to do about it?  In this workshop, you will learn useful strategies for setting those healthy boundaries that free you to be your best-self!

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Become the educator you've always wanted to be with this proven transformational program that will highlight the Empowered Educator concepts so you can integrate the skills and strategies into your personal life and the classroom.

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After 15 years in the classroom, Jen founded Empowered Educator in 2020 as a response to teacher burnout during the pandemic. She is known for bringing her energy, humor and expertise in her presentations while inspiring educators to stay connected to their “why.” Jen is a certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
 
Since its inception, Empowered Educator has reached thousands of teachers and school leaders all over the world. Jen has been featured in Authority Magazine, Medium, Thrive Global and Voyage MIA and is the author of the Amazon bestseller, A Place in the Staff: Finding Your Way as a Music Teacher.

Jen’s insatiable curiosity continues to make Empowered Educator programming relevant and reflective of the most up-to-date research in mindset, leadership and cognitive neuroscience. Her willingness to foster important conversations creates safe spaces for educators to talk about their concerns and actively solve problems. She is deeply committed to helping educators regain agency in how they show up for themselves and their school communities every day. 

Jen fundamentally believes that when teachers learn how to show up for themselves, it transforms how they show up for their students.

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what people are saying

–  ERIN, Professional Learning and Innovation, Broome-Tioga Boces

“Jen is a passionate educator who has the ability to draw out other educators’ strengths, efficacy, and internal motivation. She helps teachers reflect on their why and inspires them to use that in order to grow their practice and increase student success.”

–  DANA, NYC TEACHER AND EDUCATION ENTREPRENEUR


“Jen’s connection, intuition, and accessibility reiterates the power of listening to learn. For anyone itching to stretch and become the educator in their vision.” 

–  Sarah P., New York


“As a veteran teacher I had been giving in to negativity and cynicism. This class woke me up to the choices I can make to enjoy being a teacher and a human - despite the struggles. It pushed me to think about how I think and to focus on what is important - in the classroom and in life. Full of insights and renewal.” 

You're invited to a FREE 30-minute connection call to discuss your goals and how to get you to where you want to be.

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