Teaching Channel Talks 51: Igniting Hope While Thriving Through Adversity

February 23, 2022 / by Teaching Channel

Education is filled with new challenges and today's teachers are faced with the question: How do we help our students and ourselves thrive during this time? Join Michelle Trujillo and Wendy Amato as they discuss the lessons in Michelle's new book, how to ignite hope in the moment, and how to move forward with intention. 




Michelle is also offering a special promotion for our audience! Teaching Channel Talks listeners can save on her new book, Thriving Through Adversity: Powerful Strategies for Educators to Ignite Hope, Inspire Students, and Transform Schools, discussed in this episode! 



Our Guest

Michelle_Trujillo-1Michelle Trujillo is the Co-Founder of the Center for Learning and Well-Being, an author, and an experienced teacher with over 25 years in education. Armed with a passion for empowering educators and students alike with the principles they need to thrive, Michelle is a firm believer in the powerful role that educators have in guiding and inspiring their students.  You can learn more about Michelle's work on The Center for Learning and Wellbeing website. Teaching Channel Talks listeners can also save 10% on Michelle's new book discussed in this episode! 

Our Host


Wendy Amato earned her Master’s in Education and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia. She holds an MBA from James Madison University. Wendy began teaching in 1991, has served as a Middle School Administrator, and still teaches at UVA’s School of Education. She has delivered teacher professional development workshops and student leadership workshops in the US and internationally. Wendy and her family live near Charlottesville, Virginia.

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