Dear %recipient.subscriber_first_name%,

Thank you for having me along to present at this week's Parramatta P&C Executive Network at Dundas Primary School. I really enjoyed meeting each of you and learning about what is the shared and specific experiences of being on a P&C Executive. 

I also had a lot of fun!

The feedback each of you has provided has been really valuable and useful.

Below is some information about the services I offer. I have included a discount offer for my upcoming Sydney workshop that you may want to forward to your school Principal or Deputy/Assistant Principal. My flyer and other upcoming dates are below.

Kind regards,


Know a teacher who would benefit from a workshop to increase resilience? 
Forward this e-mail to them, or your School Executive, so they know about our upcoming dates:

**Click here to download a copy of our PDF flyer.**


Friday 5 September 2014

Rydges Camperdown

Camperdown venue 


Schools represented at the Parramatta
P&C Executive can get 2 registrations for the price of 1 at our 5 September workshop!


Other workshops

What is this workshop?

Celebrity Teacher gives teachers the confidence to bring their best self to the classroom and the staffroom. Now is the time to register your staff in our new Introductory Workshop: Teacher Resilience and Wellbeing and promote a commitment to prioritising self-care, collaboration and maintaining a sustainable life-work balance.

This event is targeted at beginning teachers (pre-service to 5 years). However, teachers at any stage of their career will benefit from the insights and activities in this workshop. Don’t wait, register now!

Celebrity Teacher draws on the latest research in teacher retention, resilience and wellbeing, and positive psychology. Each session will unpack some of the barriers that teachers experience at school.

What is a Celebrity Teacher?

A Celebrity Teacher is that teacher who is comfortable in their own skin; someone who brings their best self to the classroom to inspire student learning. Think of it like a Celebrity Chef - that skilled chef that we want to learn from, that we want to cook like, that gets us excited about cooking.

What are teachers saying about us?

An exciting and engaging workshop that develops a variety of strategies for new scheme teachers to deal with the pressures of becoming a teacher whether it be in the classroom, staffroom or within their personal life. A must have experience for all teachers at the beginning of their careers!
Georgina McInnes, 1st year out teacher, NSW.
More testimonials. 


What does the day involve?

Session 1
Surfacing Beliefs

Session 2
Flexible Thinking

Session 3
Hope & Optimism

Session 4

- Teacher resilience
- 7 resilience factors
- Beliefs & emotions

- Thinking traps
- Flexible thinking
- Communication toolbox

- Self-efficacy
- Values & vocation
- Strengths & self-care

- Empathic conversation
- Courage & vulnerability
- Reaching out

During Session 1 we look at the impact which our beliefs have on resilience. ‘Learning your ABCs’ is a resilience skill which explores the connection between beliefs, emotions and behaviour.

In Session 2 we unpack seven thinking traps that reduce our resilience, and explore how seeking accurate and flexible alternatives enable greater use of assertive communication strategies.

Session 3 focuses on the confidence and self-belief we bring to our work. Teachers connect with their vocational calling, prioritise self-care and explore positive psychology exercises.

Session 4 explores the skills of empathic conversation and the importance of connection and courage. We conclude the day by completing an action plan and selecting a short-term goal for reaching out professionally.


What does the day cost?

Registration costs $270 per participant (incl GST + booking fee). Using the Promotional Code above, a 2 for 1 price can be accessed to eligible workshops.

This includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Each participant also receives a Celebrity Teacher Workbook and a separate Resilience Resource with ongoing activities for self-directed learning.

Payment can be made with a credit card when registering online, or you can request an invoice to
be sent for direct deposit and cheque payments.

Each participant receives a certificate for completing 5.5 hours of teacher-identified professional learning.


Coaching with Celebrity Teacher

I am available as a coach to teachers at any point in their career.  

Have you wondered how coaching is different to mentoring? 

This great article from the Guardian Teach website gives a great summary of the difference between the two and how coaching can be a good fit for teachers. 

Check out the article and then find out more about the coaching that I offer.


Coaching for Teachers

To enquire about coaching, fill in this form.


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