Elena Aguilar
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Elena Aguilar

Elena has trained thousands of educators across the United States and abroad in transformational coaching and team development. She is a regular contributor for Edutopia and EdWeek Teacher and has published two highly acclaimed books: The Art of Coaching (2013) and The Art of Coaching Teams (2016) with an upcoming book titled Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators anticipated to release in May 2018.

Elena's expertise derives from twenty years as a classroom teacher, instructional coach and leadership coach working in diverse school environments. In her role as a consultant, she has partnered with leaders in public and private organizations across the United States and abroad. She holds a B.A. in history and Latin American Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. She received her teaching credential from California State University, Hayward, and she also holds an administrative services credential. Elena lives in Oakland, California, with her husband, son, and two cats. When she's not coaching or writing she enjoys traveling abroad, photographing birds, hiking, drinking coffee and reading fiction.

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    • Onward

    • Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators
    • By: Elena Aguilar
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
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    Onward tackles the problem of educator stress, and provides a practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching. Stress is part of the job, but when 70 percent of teachers quit within their first five years because the stress is making them ill, things have gone too far....

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    • By Paris Granville on 08-11-18
    • Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators
    • By: Elena Aguilar
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 06-05-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Art of Coaching Teams

    • Building Resilient Communities That Transform Schools
    • By: Elena Aguilar
    • Narrated by: Courtney Patterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Art of Coaching Teams is the manual you never received when you signed on to lead a team. Being a great teacher is one thing, but leading a team is an entirely different dynamic....

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    • By Seanjay on 04-18-17

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