The past few years have undeniably challenged and changed education. Much of the policy introduced emphasizes student mental health. However, educators have faced mounting pressure and increasingly limited time—all while being encouraged to maintain a positive attitude for their students. What is the actual state of educators’ well-being? And are the solutions being implemented short-sighted?
A psychologist, attorney, author, and mother, Dr. Lisa Strohman established Digital Citizen Academy to help keep families safe from online dangers. Her background working as a visiting scholar with the profiling unit at the FBI during one of the most tragic school shootings in the U.S. helped create her passion for proactively preventing and educating students, educators, and parents on issues related to technology.
Angela Maiers is an author, entrepreneur, speaker, and educator. She founded the global movement Choose2Matter in 2014 to help individuals recognize their value and potential to change both their own lives and the world. She has authored nine books, and her work has been shared in 78,000 classrooms across 100 countries to impact more than a million children.
Paget Hetherington has been helping children learn since the beginning of her 25-plus-year career. After getting her start selling children’s books to publishers, she went on to lead sales and marketing efforts for global publishing and education technology companies. As the Vice President of Marketing at Gaggle, Paget’s focus is the safety and well-being of students.