The plight of burnout is projected to cause an estimated 50% of current classroom teachers to leave the profession within the next five years.
Teacher burnout is not a new phenomenon but it continues to disrupt and impinge on the lives of educators.
Educators are suffering from increased emotional exhaustion, enormous workload, lack of support, and decreased feelings of self-efficacy.
Meet the Author
Dr. Sherika Simone is an educator, activist and advocate.
She is the author of "Death by Burnout: Education's Dirty Little Secret", where she addresses the importance of recognizing and addressing teacher burnout.
She also hosts the Central Florida Education Pioneers Radio Program.