Using the text, Heart!: Fully Forming Your Professional Life as Teacher and Life, plan to dive into the unique aspects of a professional life: happiness, engagement, alliances, risk and thought. Setting aside time to reflect on your professional practice is critical to student success. John Hattie, in his book, Visible Learning, advocates that teachers can make a difference despite other circumstance that may impede learning. Learn more about the degree of impact you have on student learning and how you can make a distinct, positive “heartprint” on students and colleagues. * District graduate quarter credits can be used for movement on the salary schedule but generally will not transfer from district to district. For an additional fee an individual may obtain 1 semester graduate credit from Saint Mary's University. Information will be handed out during the first day of class. SMU will send a hard-copy bill in the mail after the 21st of the month. Course approval forms need to be completed. Courses may be used for renewal units.** Individuals at MA+60 may audit any courses for $15.00 per quarter credit. Individuals “auditing” classes are expected to complete class assignments.