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Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 145: In Conversation with Dr. Dena Simmons

Dr. Dena Simmons, the founder of LiberatED, a collective focused on developing school-based resources at the intersection of social and emotional learning, racial justice, and healing joins Elena in an uplifting conversation about healing, authenticity, imposter syndrome, hope and play. This is an episode for BIPOC educators who have ever felt like they don’t belong.   […]

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Episode 144: Disrupting Racism at the Dinner Table…and Beyond

The winter holidays can include many things: time with family, a break from work…and maybe some casual racism over dinner. In today’s episode, Elena provides a quick overview of her What to Say When You Hear Something Racist framework. This is the content you need for the most essential holiday prep: preparing to disrupt racism. […]

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Books by Elena

The PD Book

Explores seven habits that transform professional development

The art of coaching

A how-to for new and experienced coaches

The art of Coaching Workbook

Activities to improve your coaching skills

Coaching for Equity

Strategies for talking about race, power, and systems of oppression

The art of Coaching Teams

Your playbook for leading great teams


A framework to take the burnout out of teaching

The Onward Workbook

Daily activities to cultivate your resilience

Visit Our Sister Site–Onward

This month’s theme:


Our Onward collection supports anyone in fields where burnout and stress are commonplace with practical tools and exercises to increase their resilience and thrive in their personal and work lives.

The book, accompanying workbook, and workshops deeply resonate with a wide array of professionals, including those in education, healthcare, social services, non-profits and corporations. 

Onwardthebook.com is the book’s companion website that explores a monthly theme to support readers in growing their resilience. We invite you to take a journey with us on Onward and consider bringing the text and workshops to your place of employment!