Addressing Teacher Burnout and Turnover in a Post-pandemic World

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From right to left: Dr. Olivia Chi, assistant professor at the BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and Dr. Andrew Bacher-Hicks, assistant professor at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Both faculty members specialize in educational leadership and policy studies.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, has the US education system experienced a “mass exodus” of teachers? If so, do you predict this to continue ahead of the next school year?

What are some of the biggest challenges teachers faced over the recent pandemic school years?

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What are some of the signs of teacher burnout?

Recent studies have pointed to a sharp increase in educational inequity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for students of color. How can school administrators, educators, and society at-large work to address this gap?

On a societal level, how can we better support teachers?

Were there any positives or benefits that came out of pandemic teaching and learning?

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