A Model and Approach for Helping Students Develop Resilience

Emotional Supports for Educators and Students

How do you help students bounce back from what they have been through? From trauma, isolation, and poverty, to mental health challenges, our students have faced many obstacles over the last two years. Come see a formula to help you guide students through the challenges that destroy motivation and make it difficult to find success. Join us as we share the WhyTry model and approach for teaching resilience to students, and fostering resilience at home with parents, and with school staff.


Hans Magleby

Hans Magleby

Hans Magleby is the founder of WhyTry and creator of the WhyTry Program with Christian Moore. Hans is a former teacher and has over 20 years of experience as a trainer and education consultant specializing in student engagement and social-emotional education. Hans frequently speaks to audiences of educators, administrators, counselors, and mental health professionals across the US. Hans has a diverse background in technology, product development, and instructional design. Hans is a former art director for a video game company and a technology entrepreneur. He has a passion for using technology to teach and engage youth and has been dedicated to the growth and mission of WhyTry, developing practical tools to teach resilience and motivate youth.

Jason Johnson 

Jason is a licensed school psychologist and has published research on resilience and student performance.  Jason is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged students and currently consults and trains educators across the nation as the director of training and research for the WhyTry organization. Jason is a thought leader on resilience education and has spoken at hundreds of conferences around the country. He has led successful implementations of all WhyTry programs and has pioneered trainings for clients in healthcare, corporate, and the US Military.

Join us as we bridge the gap between alternative and mainstream education, bringing forward solutions and strategies that address some of the most pressing challenges in today’s educational landscape. Your voice and engagement are key to our collective success. See you at the webinar!

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