Maggie West is a School Psychologist at the Northland Learning Center in Virginia, Minnesota.
Maggie has been practicing at the Northland Learning Center for over four years, working with students between the ages of three and twenty-one. Maggie has attended and presented research at the Minnesota School Psychology Association conferences (MSPA) as well as the National Association of School Psychology conferences (NASP). Her extensive research has focused on systems wide practices such as School Wide Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (SW-PBIS), in relation to staff and administration turnover, rewarding teachers within a SW-PBIS framework, the Positive Behavior Intervention Support – Action and Commitment Tool, and meta-analysis on an evidence-based intervention Repeated Reading.
Maggie graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a degree in Psychology, and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Minnesota State University Mankato, and is currently finishing her dissertation for her Doctorate of Psychology from Minnesota State University Mankato.
This session will address current research that identifies causes of burnout, preventative strategies, and evidence based self care strategies that will help support and address burnout within the education profession. Before we can take care of our students, we need to take care of ourselves.