Happy Teacher, Happy Classroom

Course: Happy Teacher, Happy Classroom: Exploring Happiness for a Life Well Lived

Audience: K-12 teachers and administratorsonline icon for Creighton University
Method: Online course
Duration: 4 weeks

In western cultures, the words “happiness” and “well-being” are often used in statements of life goals and are referred to in futuristic, unattainable and elusive ways that are difficult to define and even more difficult to achieve. This online professional development course for educators will explore the science and evolution of happiness and well-being as well as the concepts of “purpose” and “meaning” and how we often resist happiness.

In the course, K-12 educators will participate in a self-reflective journey to define personal happiness and well-being by exploring various definitions and models. Participants can expect to take part in activities and reflective exercises that lead to a greater understanding of self and that fosters enhanced personal happiness and well-being.

A Note on Course Credit

This course is not being offered for credit on its own. However, individuals who successfully complete two of the course offerings listed below and then enroll in Creighton’s Integrative Health and Wellness program will be awarded 3 credit hours toward their IHW degree.

Complete two: