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A 6 week, self-paced program for K-12 teachers

You can do a great job for kids WITHOUT burning out. 

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Reduce your workload in just 6 weeks!

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    40 Hour Fast Track helps you simplify, develop more efficient systems, and stay focused on what matters's how:

    Clear, Actionable Steps

    You’ll get 6 weeks of classroom-tested productivity ideas in both PDF and audio podcast form. We’ll go step-by-step through each focus area. Choose just 1 idea each week, & watch as small changes add up to big results!

    Positive, Supportive Community

    You can finally stop reinventing the wheel! The club’s coaches + thousands of other teachers will share ideas, answer your questions, and provide encouragement and accountability. You’ll never have to do this alone!

    Printables & Templates

    More than $100 worth of forms and teacher resources are included. Some are club-exclusive; others are curated from the best of the digital marketplace so you don’t have to spend time + money searching them out.

    Free Bonus Materials

    2 video trainings and The Big 5 Tips for Teacher Productivity are available as soon as you join. Many members say these resources were the key to better work/life balance.

    PD Certificate

    Use our professional development log to track your learning if you’d like. After the 6 week course is over, you’ll receive a certificate of completion. You can receive credit for up to 20 continuing education units (CEUs.)

    Ongoing Support Indefinitely

    You’ll keep your access to the membership site AND the Facebook community when the course is over at no charge! Revisit the resources and get support even as a club graduate, so you can maintain your new habits permanently.

    Reduce your workload in just 6 weeks

    40 Hour Fast Track is a condensed version of our Full Year program, which begins each summer and lasts for 12 months. Fast Track is designed to focus on just the key principles you need to trim hours off your workweek mid-school year. 

    Use proven step-by-step systems to make small changes each week

    The course is released in 6 easy steps, allowing you to stay focused on one step of streamlining each week. Skim over the PDF (or listen to the audio version instead) and choose ideas that are relevant for your teaching context.

    Too busy one week? Don’t worry, you can pick back up again anytime, even after the 6 week program is over.

    Week 1

    Create a Sustainable Work Schedule

    Choose a target number of hours to work and allocate those hours in a way that works for YOU.

    Week 2

    Reduce and Prioritize Tasks

    Experiment with personalizing a system for list-making so that your priorities get accomplished each week.

    Week 3

    Get Papers, Digital Files, and Lesson Materials Organized

    Discover easy systems that help you stay organized all year and reduce clutter.

    Week 4

    Set Up Intuitive Systems for a Self-Running Classroom

    Learn how to tweak your existing procedures to give kids more ownership, and make daily routines efficient and effective.

    Week 5

    Simplify Your Lesson Planning Process

    Stop spending hours reinventing the wheel: you’ll learn practical ways to create meaningful, creative lessons more quickly.

    Week 6

    Streamline Grading and Assessment

    Discover more productivity strategies that save you time, reduce grading, and provide better insight about student learning.

    No ongoing fees!

    Pay once. Access forever.

    You never lose access to the resources you paid for. And because 40 Hour is focused on YOUR mindset and habits (not your grade level or subject area), you can keep applying the strategies throughout your career, no matter what or where you might teach later on.

    Regular price is $79--discounted rates below apply for a limited time:

    One-time purchase


    Save money by paying up front, with no further charges, ever.

    Get results or your money back.

    The 40 Hour Fast Track program will help you feel less overwhelmed and more organized right away, AND you’ll begin trimming hours off your workweek as soon as you join. If not, send us an email within 21 days of purchase, and we'll refund your entire payment.

    Join over 52,000 teachers who have used these strategies

    40 Hour Fast Track is a 6 week condensed version of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Full Year program. 40 Hour has over 800 reviews from teachers like you. Here are some of their stories:

    Jake Miller

    Jake refocused on best teaching practices that were affirmed & gained more family time.


    Andrea got organized & created efficient systems so she could finally work ahead.a


    Johnathan saw kids take more ownership as he gained time for hobbies & wellness.

    Lizzy Neiger

    Lizzy gained 10 hours a week & feels like a better teacher, wife, and mom because she’s less stressed.


    T. got the support she needed to let go of perfectionism & overwhelm at her own pace.

    Still not sure if 40 Hour Fast Track is right for you?

    Here are the most common questions teachers ask us when deciding whether to join:

    Over the past seven years, more than 48,000 K-12 teachers have successfully used these materials to help them conquer overwhelm and reduce their work hours.

    Only 2.5% of teachers who join have requested a refund.

    That’s because 40 Hour is about your mindset and your habits, not what or where you teach. You can take what you learn through the club and apply it in ANY job for as many years as you’re in the classroom.

    The best way to find out if 40 Hour will work for YOU is to jump in with both feet and give it a shot. Immerse yourself in the community and try out some of the strategies.

    Join us and check out the resources. Everything's released up front, so you’ll be able to tell right away if Fast Track is a good fit. If it’s not, there’s nothing to lose. Send us an email within 21 days of joining, and you can get a full refund.

    For some members, yes. Others choose their own target number of hours that's more realistic for their teaching context.

    40 is the number of contractual hours many educators are required to work. The number 40 is designed to take you aback and get you thinking:

    Wait, 40? How could that be possible when teaching consumes every waking minute of my time?

    The goal of Fast Track is to help you find a more sustainable way to do this teaching thing well & make a big impact for kids.

    We conquer overwhelm right away so that you’ll have the energy and mental bandwidth to follow through on systems to get organized, streamline routines, give kids ownership of the classroom, and be truly intentional about how you use your instructional, contractual, and personal time.

    THAT’S the real benefit of the program, and it’s the process which makes it possible to work fewer hours.

    Fast Track is a 6 week condensed version of our 12 month Full Year program--it doesn't get any easier or faster than this!

    Plan to spend about one hour on each of the six modules in Fast Track, so six hours in total.

    You can do this all in one weekend, or spread it out, tackling one module each week or even each month.

    Use as many or as few strategies from each module as you’d like—just a few small tweaks to your mindset and daily routines in that one area will start moving the needle, so you’ll feel relief from overwhelm immediately.

    There’s no pressure to “do it all.” Use only the ideas and printables that seem most relevant to your teaching context.

    You can always come back to anything you skipped later, as you’ll keep your access to all these materials for the rest of your teaching career (at no extra cost!)

    The strategies you learn are the same in both programs--there is nothing in Fast Track that you won’t also find in the Full Course.

    Only the format and the depth of the materials are different. Fast Track is a condensed version of the Full Course, and instead of covering every topic, it includes just the most essential ones for mid-school-year. And, instead of including all the strategies for the most essential topics, it includes just the ones past participants have found MOST impactful.

    Fast Track does not include anything for back-to-school, end-of-year close out, or any other seasonal materials. It’s just the resources you need to trim 3, 5, or 10+ hours off your workweek right away in the middle of the school year.

    Fast Track is perfect for teachers who:

    • Don’t want to be overwhelmed with a lot of material to sort through
    • Don’t want to commit to a year-long program
    • Need to get quick results NOW
    • Want to learn the strategies in less time at a lower cost
    • Like to skip to the “best stuff” and prefer summaries to in-depth explorations

    You can now get graduate-level credits toward your masters degree for completing any of our 40 Hour programs!

    Learn more about our NEW partnership with the University of the Pacific–Benerd College.

    Hannah used our program to meet her professional development goals, as determined with her administration team:

    Though we don't have accreditation through any state departments of education, many of members have been able to use the editable professional learning log provided and the PD certificate we provide.

    You may be able to use 40 Hour as support in meeting your personal PD goals, and we'll help you provide documentation for your principal to show that you have made progress toward those goals.

    More time for gardening or painting?
    That’s the real question!

    You WILL get results.

    I'm Angela, and I founded the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek program back in 2015.

    I've spent 11 years as a classroom teacher and over a decade more as an instructional coach and educational consultant. I designed this program based on what worked for me as a teacher, and spent years refining the strategies based on what I've observed through supporting club members.

    More than 48,000 teachers have used the 40 Hour resources to take control of their time...and now, we're supporting instructional coaches and administrators to create change on a school-wide level.

    Together, we are proving that you CAN be a great educator without sacrificing everything for the job. There IS a more sustainable approach to this work, so you can keep doing what you love, without burning out.

    When you join the 40 Hour Fast Track program, I personally guarantee that you will feel less overwhelmed and more organized, AND you’ll begin trimming hours off your workweek right away.

    If not, send us an email within 21 days of joining, and we'll refund your entire payment. 

    Angela Watson

    Founder of The 40 Hour Teacher Workweek


    Ready to take control of your time?

    Plan to spend about one hour on each of the six modules in Fast Track, so six hours in total. You can do this all in one weekend, or spread it out, tackling one module each week or even each month. You never lose access to the materials, so you can work at your own pace. 

    You don't have to settle for muddling through to the end of the school year. Our community of innovative educators is here to provide accountability and support as you simplify.


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