We are looking forward to hosting the 2022 New Teacher Conference on campus and hope you will plan to join us! This conference is designed for all new teachers with one to five years of classroom experience. Conference sessions will be lead by your fellow teachers and Illinois State faculty.
Lindsey Jensen is the Early Career Development and Student Director for the Illinois Education Association. She is a former 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year, high school English Teacher, and Academic Dean. Lindsey is fiercely and unapologetically passionate about education, and she advocated for educational equity through writing and speaking at various educational conferences throughout the country.
PRESENTATION: RESILIENCE + RESPECT = RETENTION
Dr. Lindsey Jensen addresses the realities of teacher burnout and offers tangible solutions to empower educators. Rather than focusing on the valid, internal struggles which educators are currently experiencing, she will offer a look at the external factors which have contributed to teacher burnout, all while offering strategies and solutions to better equip educators to combat burnout and advocate for students.
A conference for any teacher who has completed one to five years of teaching. This year's conference will be Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Register by June 9. More information will be available at a later date. Professional development hours are included in the cost of the conference.