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Teacher Self-Care is One of the Most Important Issues in 2020!
That is Why Leaf Academy Has Created this Special Self-Care Program for Teachers Across America

What's Inside the Leaf Academy Self-Care Program?
-The Self-Care Emotional Sustainability Worksheet  
-The Self-Care Weekly Schedule Template
-The Self-Care Packet
-The Self-Care Guided Meditation Videos
This Self-Care Program is Valued at $97

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Running for C.E.O. of American Schools

America Needs a 
Chief Education Officer
What Does a Chief Education Officer Do?
1. They solve National School Problems and Issues
2. They advocate for Teachers
3. They protect students from the system
4. They debate with Elected Leaders

Why Does America Need a C.E.O.?
1. Teachers have no time, no voice, doing too many things, and living and working in a chaotic environment
2. Administrators lack management experience and skills, are not actively listening to teachers or parents, making decisions based on their own "inner" voice, not achieving results, and panicking about poor results.
3. Our Elected Leaders are not connected to Teachers or Parents, act only for their own self-interests, display moments of incompetence, and  pander to the masses in order to get elected.

The Solution
The problems schools, teachers, and parents face are all solvable. It will not be easy. It will not take a month to solve. The solution requires time, massive coordination, and monumental leadership.

The solution requires One Person, a Chief Education Officer, who is willing to put in the hours, the sweat, and also deal with the frustration of a system that was created in the 19th Century that fails to meet the needs of 21st Century students.

This person cannot be the savior of American schools on their own. In order for the Chief Education Officer to be successful they will need massive public support. They will need 1 million teachers in America, who say, "Please Help Us!"

The Chief Education Officer will need 1 million parents who say "We want a better education for our kids!"

Picking the Right C.E.O. is Key!
Qualifications of a Great C.E.O.:
1. School-based experience
2. Proven Results
3. Compassion for Teachers and Parents
4. Care Deeply About Student Achievement
5. Thick skin to deal with elected leaders

Why D.Scott Schwartz is Running for C.E.O.
1. He has school based experience, he has 20 years of experience in education, inside schools, public and charter. For the last 10 years, in addition to his position as Principal and Superintendent, he has been volunteering to train and run professional development workshops in public/charter schools across New Jersey. 

2. His systems, methods and strategies have proven results. When he took over a special needs program in New Jersey, the graduation rate was hovering around 75%, when he left in 2019, the graduation rate was 99%. Ten percent of the students enrolled in his program were reading two or more grade levels below non-disabled peers, his literacy coaching program boosted literacy for 100% of those students, and in some cases, students returned to public/charter schools on grade level.

3. He works tirelessly to help teachers. Since the shut down in March 2020, he has been working tirelessly to advocate for teachers and parents, hosting zoom town hall meetings, writing white papers, debating with elected leaders, and answering questions from the Department of Education and the Department of Economic Development.

4. He is dedicated to student learning and achievement. If you wish to read more about student stories, follow the button below.
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Fixing the K-12 System, One School at a Time

Imagine Joining a Community that Gave You Access to:
Live Teacher Coaching
Online Learning Courses

Answer The Following Questions
1. Are You a Novice Teacher (Less than 5 yrs Experience)
2. Are you struggling to reach "highly effective" 
on your formal observation?

"Teachers are the Warriors of Democracy" 
-- D.Scott Schwartz, M.Ed.

If You Answered "Yes" To Question 1 or 2

You Should Read About Our Online Community

For the last decade, nearly 1 in 5 teachers have quit the profession within 3 years of teaching. Why do so many new, enthusiastic, passionate and inspired people quit Teaching before they even become "highly effective?"

Teachers Do Not Get The Type of Support and Professional Coaching They Need to Succeed!!

Look at your own school. Look at your own career development. Did you receive any "real" help? Or were you left on your own?

How bout what has happened since March 2020? Have you been told that you will "GET" more help and support? 
Did it ever come? Did your stress levels go up or down, since March 2020? Are you more or less tired and frustrated with the K-12 system?

We know what most of you would say. We follow social media, the mainstream press, and follow the US Department Statistics. The truth is that a majority of teachers are stressed to the limit, are working on little to no sleep, and are being asked to wear more than one hat at school. 

We all know -- that this situation cannot go on for much longer -- OR ELSE MORE TEACHERS WILL QUIT!!

We Want to Lower the Stats from 1 in 5 Teachers Quitting!

Three Reasons Teachers Quit:

  • They FEEL overwhelmed Because there is no access to Quality Career Coaching needed for the classroom
  • They FEEL hopeless Because there seems to be no clear path to excellence 
  • They FEEL exhausted Because districts and administrators are OVERLOADING teachers with Extra Work
That's where YOU come in!!

Yes, you. If you have less than five (5) years experience or you are a teacher struggling to meet the "highly effective" rating on the observation, you are in career trouble. This one metric will prevent you from getting tenure, merit pay, bonuses and other district incentives. This is the line of demarcation.

Every Teacher must reach it -- otherwise they should start to consider doing something else with their career. It's unfortunate that teachers are measured in this archaic and irrelevant manner, but this is how the K-12 system works. And teachers have to get on board, or GET OUT!!

If you are frustrated with the K-12 System, you are not alone! If you are overwhelmed with the amount of research and effort it takes to reach "highly effective", you are not alone! And if you are tired because you have spent the last six months working 10-12 hour days and you still can't reach that rating -- you are not alone!

Before today, you would be completely on your own. That's what the K-12 system expects. Our nation refuses to give teachers any real help or support. It's all about applying the maximum amount of pressure on the most "necessary" workers in the country. Without teachers, the country does not run. "Teachers are the warriors of democracy," D.Scott Schwartz, M.Ed. said to a group of educators in 2017 when asked if teachers are essential to our nation.

But the K-12 system is not designed to be on the teacher's side. That's not fair. 

But what if that could change? What if there was a way to create a system that cared about the teacher, their career path, growth and advancement? What if there was a community that supported the teacher and provided the teacher with communication, feedback and career coaching? 

That day has come!! Announcing the LEAF COMMUNITY!! 

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