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Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Uncertainty

“It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions.”
William Bridges

Who among us could have imagined that our school year would look like this? As educators, our professional practice relies on plans, on routines, on relationships, and on a myriad of other elements that are not only turned upside down, they are not even standing still enough to reclaim.

In this session, we will use the framework offered by William Bridges for managing transitions to understand and process the emotional and psychological impacts of these intense times. Learning about the three phases of transitions can help us to normalize the constant ups and downs of loss and uncertainty and help us make the most of whatever comes our way.

About the Speaker

Mary Bouley is an experienced educator who strives to support the transformation of individuals, teams, and systems through professional development, coaching, facilitating and consulting. Mary is a Cognitive Coaching℠ and Adaptive Schools trainer and she designs and leads professional learning on a wide variety of topics. Mary serves as the President of Learning Forward Arizona. LFAZ works to promote the Standards for Professional Learning and advocate for high-quality learning systems for all Arizona educators.

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