Presentations

Bringing tools and strategies to educators to help them create wellness habits by creating a culture of resiliency, self-regulation and awareness.

Within the difficult culture of education, Lisa gives educators permission to care for themselves so they can be present, aware and connected when working directly with their students. She helps individuals, schools and districts reach the next level of purposeful wellbeing.

Lisa is available for private consulting with leaders, counsellors or educators around deepening mindful self-compassion in schools and Mindfulness for Educators programs.

AWE METHOD

Awaken Wellbeing
for Educators

Learning the “ABCs” of wellbeing.

KEYNOTE

Mindful self-compassion will shift educator burnout

Customized presentations elevating wellbeing culture in your school.

OTHER WORKSHOPS

  Opportunities to dive deeper into the science of educator wellbeing

 Implement a wellbeing framework or understand trauma-informed practice.
Lisa brings expert knowledge on both topics.

AWE METHOD

Through the AWE method, Lisa Baylis helps organizations create cultures of resiliency, self- compassion, and awareness. Educators develop wellness habits for themselves first, and then their families and classrooms second. This creates a ripple effect of wellbeing.

By learning the “ABCs” of wellbeing, educators dig deeper into the WHY, the HOW, and the WHAT we need to do to create school systems that support our wellbeing, and that of our students.

Past attendees continually attest to Lisa’s authentic and emotionally engaging speaking style — all with the type of lightness that can illuminate a room.

KEYNOTE

This keynote address will help educators understand and learn the ABCs of educators wellbeing:

  • What mindfulness is and why is there a revolution going on with this word and concept
  • Learn the components of self-compassion and how inviting loving/kindness into our world creates a happier and more resilient self and school
  • Give themselves permission to practice behavioral mindfulness and self-compassion to create habits of wellbeing in their lives.

THE SCIENCE OF WELLBEING

Positive Education: How to Implement a Wellbeing Framework in Schools

“Happy Teachers will change the world.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Understanding the advantage of happiness through a positive psychology lens we will dive deeper into the six positive domains of creating a flourishing culture in schools. Based on the work out of Geelong Grammar School in Australia, prioritizing character strengths, is foundational to creating happy, healthy, inclusive schools.

  • Positive Relationships
  • Positive Emotions
  • Positive Health
  • Positive Engagement
  • Positive Accomplishment
  • Positive Purpose

TRAUMA INFORMED EDUCATION

BUILDING RESILIENCY FOR OURSELVES AND OUR STUDENTS.

Trauma-Informed Education is an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma with the school, classroom, and community.

This full day will examine the trauma-informed principles:

  1. There is always a reason for the behaviour.
  2. Promoting a culture of comfort and safety.
  3. Recognizing situations that are potentially re-traumatizing.
  4. Reinforcing training for all staff to create a culture of compassion.
  5. Transforming language used to describe behaviour.
  6. Recognizing the role of relationship as a healing force

 “Lisa’s workshop was everything I was hoping for: interactive, informative, relevant, relatable and motivating.  I can’t wait to attend Lisa’s next presentation!!”  

Jason Earnshaw – District Vice-Principal, Saanich School District 

“Lisa’s passion for Positive Education and supporting both teacher and student well-being is truly inspiring. Her warmth and humour combined with her compassion and dedication makes her enthusiasm contagious. Lisa is a dynamic speaker and a skillful listener; it has been such a pleasure collaborating together to bring mindfulness programming to schools in our community.”

Stephanie Curran – Mindfulness Facilitator – Owner of Elements of Health Centre, Victoria, BC

“I have had the good fortune of participating in a number of Lisa’s workshops and always find them engaging, informative and practical. Lisa’s passion and commitment to her work is evident in the quality and expertise she brings to her presentations and workshops.”

Marnice Jones, District Coordinator Healthy, Safe and Caring Schools, Victoria, BC

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