The Educator’s Guide for Peace and Joy

An Alphabet of Strategies to Help You Light Your Inner Candle

by Gerry Fitzpatrick-Doria Ed.D. & Lauren Yack M.Ed.

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/9/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9781982265922
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9781982265939

About the Book

The Educator’s Guide for Peace and Joy: An Alphabet of Strategies to Help You Light Your Inner Candle is an empowering book for educators. The authors, both seasoned educators, use the twenty-six letters of the alphabet to guide you to success. Each chapter focuses on one strategy or idea specifically connected to one letter of the alphabet. As you read: • Elevate with an inspiring quote to set the tone for the strategy or idea being shared; • Practice the strategy or idea; • Reflect on your personal connection or experience with that strategy or idea; • Discover more resources to continue your journey with a strategy or idea that speaks to you. , Educators are more than just the lessons, activities, and experiences they plan for their students; they are also the light and inspiration for their students, colleagues, families, friends, and communities. This soul book serves as a guide for educators to reflect, recharge, and rekindle their inner light.

About the Author

Dr. Gerry Fitzpatrick-Doria is a highly educated and experienced educator. Dr. Doria earned a doctoral degree in Educational Administration, a master of science degree in Educational Administration, a master of education degree in Reading, and a bachelor of science degree in Education. She holds additional certifications in staff development and essential facilitation and a Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility. With more than 30 years in K-12 education, Dr. Doria has served in a variety of educational and administrative capacities, including elementary and middle school teacher, academic coach, elementary school administrator, staff development specialist, and director of instruction. Currently, Dr. Doria is an Assistant Professor at Holy Family University teaching undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. Dr. Doria is a lifelong learner and she is committed to the work of supporting the students, families, and community she serves. She is a "light bringer", who embodies appreciation, empowerment, and integrity. Lauren Yack is a certified school counselor; she has worked at both the elementary and secondary levels during her 13 years in the education field. Lauren has a master of education degree in Counseling Psychology and a bachelor of science degree in Applied Developmental Psychology. Lauren has completed a post-master's certificate in Behavior Analysis and holds a Behavior Specialist license through the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. Lauren has also participated in various behavioral and trauma-informed professional development opportunities. From a young age Lauren knew that she wanted to work in education and her time as a school counselor has allowed her to build relationships and connections with the students, families, staff, and community she serves. Lauren is passionate about helping and supporting others!