Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work

At this moment in time when things are so uncertain and so ever shifting, it is critically important that we strive to develop ourselves, not just as educators, but as human beings. What can we do to be bigger and better versions of ourselves as collaborative team members and as leaders? This workshop, based on Jennifer’s new book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work, will introduce us to adult developmental theory and to five focused ways we can develop ourselves at work.

We will build our skills to:

  • know ourselves and our identities

  • better suspend our certainty and think with greater complexity and openness

  • take increased responsibility for our language and communications

  • engage with reciprocity and live ‘out loud’ our belief of mutual respect for all

  • build our resiliency and work on our emotional hygiene and health

Join us to consider what it means, in practice, to grow (up) – to develop our skills and capacities as lead learners in our schools.


*Jennifer's book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work, must be purchased by those attending this program.


More information at https://jenniferabrams.com/spotlight/

More information about Jennifer at https://jenniferabrams.com/about/

Information about purchasing the book in print or digitally at http://www.miravia.com/products/stretching-your-learning-edges-growing-up-at-work/

Presented by the Greater Rochester Teacher Center Network in Collaboration with the Genesee Valley ASCD. This program is open to educators in New York State.

March 10, 2022, 4:00-6:00 pm

This is an online event.



About the Author



Jennifer Abrams, Author

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators and others on new teacher/employee support, having hard conversations, collaboration skills and being your best adult self at work. Jennifer’s publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicating, Collaborating & Creating Community and Hard Conversations Unpacked – the Whos, the Whens and the What Ifs, Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives, and her newest book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work.