Teacher burn-out is real.
In America, half a million teachers leave the profession each year.
Almost half of teachers leave the classroom within the first five years. (Psychology Today)
The profession is more challenging than ever and the demands are only increasing.
We are exhausted when we leave school each day. We are less patient with our loved ones. We neglect our friendships. In order to keep up with demands, we sacrifice our whole selves for our teacher selves.
The mental health of teachers in classrooms across the nation is suffering.
Something has to be done.
The AfroEducator brand is for any educator, new or veteran, seeking sustainability in the classroom.
Through the education, reflection, and practice of self-care, you can live your best life in and out of the classroom.