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About Danielle Sullivan

Danielle Sullivan brings 10 years of teaching experience to her role as a National Director of Content and Implementation at Curriculum Associates. She specializes in establishing and strengthening middle school implementations with an emphasis on student engagement and motivation. Her popular webinars, presentations, and professional development training sessions have established her as a thought leader in educator well-being, personal development, self-care, and community building. Sullivan is the cohost of the Curriculum Associates’ Extraordinary Educator podcast, a prolific writer, and a dedicated colleague to the schools and districts with which she partners.


Latest Posts

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Remembering “Why” You Teach: How to Rediscover Why You Do What You Do
During stressful times, it’s easy to forget your “Why,” or the reasons you do what you do. Do you remember why you became a teacher? Was it to help young people? A love of learning? National Director Danielle Sullivan offers insight and an exercise to help educators rediscover their purpose.
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Teacher Self-Care 101
Educators are notoriously bad at taking care of themselves. In this professional paper excerpt, Danielle Sullivan, National Director of Content and Implementation at Curriculum Associates, delivers empathy and actionable advice for educators who are just starting their self-care journey.
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At-Home Learning Advice for Families from an Extraordinary Educator

An Extraordinary Educator and fourth grade math teacher offers advice for teaching at home from the perspective of a teacher and a parent. Anna Redding said families and children do better with schedules and structure and encouraged families to get creative, do fun math activities, and use free learning resources. "I want to encourage parents who are trying to do something with their own children not to put so much pressure on themselves and not to feel like they have to do this, that, or the other." 

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How to Stay Connected When We Are Apart
First things first, I want you to take a deep breath. Second, I want you to read this next part out loud: We’re all doing the very best we can.
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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates' grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.