Mastermind groups are innovative ways to create safe spaces for teachers to grow and learn together. In this show, 2012 National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki shares how she has facilitated Mastermind groups successfully. She talks about the pitfalls and challenges of creating spaces to innovate and why mastermind groups aren’t for every teacher.
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- What is an Educator Mastermind and Why Should You Join One? [Podcast by Jennifer Gonzalez interviewing Daniel Bauer] mentioned by Rebecca in the show (I think Jennifer and Daniel would be proud to know what Rebecca has done with this idea!)
- Daniel Bauer has a free Mastermind Toolkit to help you gMastet started building mastermind groups.
- Free Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders #AspiringLeaders
- 5 Ways to Be a Change Leader in Your School
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Rebecca Mieliwocki – Bio as submitted
Rebecca Mieliwocki is the 2012 National and California Teacher of the Year. A middle school English teacher for 22 years, Rebecca is now a teacher on special assignment specializing in secondary teacher development for Burbank Unified School District in California. Her book Adventures in Teacher Leadership is due out with ASCD in March of 2019.
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