Are there alternative careers for teachers in 2021? Is it a good time to change jobs? If you're worried about how the current uncertainty in the world affects hiring and employment, read on. Your transition from the classroom does not have to wait, but you will need an action plan for a clear path forward.

40HTW Professional Development Email


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Use the following email template to ask your admin for the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Program at your school next year.


Now more than ever, teachers are expressing concerns over work-life balance. As you know, maintaining a healthy work-life balance is imperative to avoiding burnout. I’m always searching for professional development opportunities that will help me grow as an educator, employee, and individual. 

With that said, I have a great interest in Angela Watson’s 40-Hour Teacher Workweek professional development program. This program offers 12 months (52 modules) of step-by-step guidance to help teachers be more intentional and effective with their time both in and out of the classroom. 

There could not be a better time to offer this ongoing PD opportunity. Not only is the program geared toward achieving a better work-life balance, but it offers training in the areas of data organization, task prioritization, time management, lesson planning, parent communication, tech integration, and more. 

While teachers constantly work to elevate their subject matter expertise, this is an area of development I know many, including myself, would greatly benefit from. You can learn more about the program and all it offers teachers by clicking here

If we have school funding available, I’d be grateful for consideration of this incredible program. However, I’ve outlined the following for your convenience: 

  • Investment: The one-time payment of $149 per teacher grants them access to the program, including all of its resources, for life. There is also a discount offered for schools requesting access codes for 30 or more teachers. I already know [INSERT NUMBER] teachers would be interested in this offer, and I’m sure many more would join upon learning about the opportunity. 
  • Certification: Completion of the course comes with industry-recognized certification, verifying up to 104 CEUs

I know teacher well-being is an utmost priority in this district and appreciate you taking the time to consider this highly valuable opportunity. 



Next steps to a new career

One of the biggest mistakes that we see teachers make is that they try to navigate this process alone. Often, they put off “researching” until the very last minute. Which sets them up for a very stressful application season. I want to help you get some clarity in the options available to you. To know EXACTLY what you need to do (and not do) in order to get your foot in the door.

You don’t have to do this on your own.

With the help of an HR expert with over 10 years of experience and a team of former teachers, I’ve created a guide to support you in the early stages of your transition out of the classroom. Tap the button below to learn more.

Step out of the classroom and into a new career, The Teacher Career Coach Course