Education community must step up for teachers’ wellness

Teachers are not only supposed to support the social and emotional well-being of students, they are also expected to take care of their own wellness, writes Beth Pandolpho in a column for Education Week.

“And we wonder why teacher burnout has been a long-standing issue,” adds Pandolpho, a former high school teacher and an instructional coach in New Jersey. “If we want teachers to remain in the profession, state departments of education, school districts and parent groups must step up.”

Read Pandolpho’s suggested actions here.