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Professional Learning

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Cultivating Healing and Wellbeing Through Self Awareness (Part 3)

Rehumanizing education requires leaders to recognize the importance of social and emotional intelligence (SEI) skills.
Smiling teacher with students in the library

At a Glance

These skills support all adults to lead thriving lives and ensure healthy practices are integrated into the culture of their workplaces and associations. In this session, you will take a deep dive into self awareness. In addition, you will unpack new ways to teach self awareness to your students and colleagues and lead others in their own healing journey.


  • Educator Self-Care
  • Positive School Environments


  • Social Awareness
  • Relationship Skills
  • Responsible Decision-Making
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: January 17, 2023


Session Length

1 hour

Session Format


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National Education Association

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The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.