Spring renewal & the race to the finish: Underhaul your wellness practices

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This month, humanworks Rehabilitation Consultant Darby Eakins talks about strategies to make it to the finish line June 30. You can do it, you are nearly there!

Darby is a registered clinical counsellor who describes her work calling as ‘caring for people who care for people’. Darby has worked supporting leaders and workers in complex human serving systems (health care and education) for over a decade. At this time, she specifically supports teachers and school leaders and finds deep joy and honour in her work.

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider writes about the colonization of the mind.

Read the latest blogpost here

Charles Ungerleider is a Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of British Columbia and Managing Partner at Directions Evidence and Policy Research Group. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the OpED articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy, or position of the BCPVPA.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

We are sharing book titles, articles, videos and podcasts to help support our members' continuing work of anti-racism and equity, and to help deepen our understanding of Canada’s diverse communities.

We would love to hear if you have found this column helpful, or if there are other ways that you would like to see BCPVPA share resources, please contact Erin Hughes.

Podcast | NPR School Colors presented by Code Switch
Why a 'diverse' school district erupted in chaos when chosen for a diversity plan
This week we bring you a new series from NPR about diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives happening in schools. Although this podcast is based in America, there are some interesting takeaways that look at implementation of EDI projects and school community perspectives.

ReFresh: Recess for Your Health

ReFresh is a BCPVPA health resource with simple exercises and information that you can explore. ReFresh appears as a Member Update every Wednesday. All ReFresh posts are archived here.

Read the latest ReFresh: Try a New Vegetable Challenge!

BCPVPA PLD Readers Corner

Each month, your BCPVPA PLD Directors will upload pertinent articles, blog post, or podcast on BetterEducate and in the new Member Portal and in the BCPVPA Member Portal under Resources/ Readers’ Corner for your quick learning opportunity.  

Read the latest article, and find Discussion Tips and Prompt Questions: "The top 4 advantages of being a principal / vice principal — plus tips to leverage them for wellness"

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