Elevating Teachers Blog

We are excited to welcome you to this space designed to share messages that uplift, encourage, and inspire educators. Consider it a virtual wellness room – a place where we can help cultivate resilience and empower each other in the midst of challenges and uncertainty. Our hope is to elevate the voices of teachers, and sprinkle in resources and tips from community partners to support Greenville County educators.  This blog space is here to help you rejuvenate and to serve as a reminder that local community partners are here for support along the way.

We need your voice.   

Write with us! We love hearing words of wisdom from teachers.  This blog is a platform designed for you to share your voice and tips for maintaining a sense of purpose and wellbeing in and out of the classroom.  To show our gratitude for your time and talent, a $100 stipend will be awarded to each teacher who has a post published.

Here’s what we are looking for…

Teacher wellness tips with self-care and resilience boosting strategies providing social and emotional support for adults;  Inspiring moments from the field and lessons learned; Tips to empower teacher leaders; Professional learning topics of interest and book recommendations to inspire.

Consider sharing…

  • a message about teaching that connects with one of the monthly themes described below 
  • a lesson learned that has helped you grow personally and/or professionally  
  • your “why” – what drives your work and motivates you to show up as your best teacher self 
  • ideas and strategies that build relationships with students and families
  • An “Ah-ha” moment of discovery through reflection that has changed your perspective  

Submitting a post is simple with these 3 steps…  

  1. Check out the monthly themes and find one you are interested in writing about.    
  2. Submit your 500-700 word (700 max!) post through our online form.  Posts should include in-text citations if applicable and may include one high-resolution image. Please do not mention school names, names of students, family members or your colleagues in your post.
  3. Your post will be reviewed and you will be notified if selected as a feature post on the blog. 

PLEASE NOTE: Submissions for 2022 have been closed. Please check back in 2023 and follow us on social media for more updates.