Brain-based, on-line 3-hour PD designed to help educators foster mental wellness.

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Pathways: Educator-First Professional development programs are three-hour self-paced PD programs designed specifically for K-2, 3-5, and 6-12 educators to help them understand how to foster their own mental wellness, face the challenges of the upcoming year, and teach mental health literacy. 


Formats/platforms used:  

Web-based platform: Thinkific

Primary website’s URL:


Problem solved:

The product helps educators understand the brain science behind building resilience and fostering mental wellness and gives them the tools to teach mental health literacy. 


Grade/age ranges:

K-12 (though we also have programs for PK and higher education.


Does Pathways to Empower product address core/supplemental/special needs/extracurricular/professional development?  

All of the above.


Subject, topic and/or standards:

Mental Health Literacy/ Health & Wellness


Lesson time needed:

1-3 hours


Pricing model:

$60/ educator with 50% off community-pricing

What makes Pathways to Empower unique?

It makes brain science very easy to understand and apply and is presented in a very engaging, memorable way.



The user experience is extremely simple, as it is a one-step process.  Users create a password and then have access to the self-paced program.


Here’s what users are saying:

“As a teacher, coach and father, I found Pathways to be well-structured and enlightening.  An understanding of neuroscience combined with simple, real-life applications is unique, impactful, and engaging for students.”

-- Steve Whitmore, Health Teacher & Summer Camp Director, Greenwich Country Day School.

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