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A spotlight on the mental health of overworked educators
A Personal Perspective: Are you putting too much pressure on yourself at work? Here's what's helping me move forward as a teacher.
As a teacher now, I realize I never really knew you.
Sometimes it's hard to see that what you do matters.
Sacrificing too much eventually causes teachers to become burnt out.
Being the teacher you want to be doesn’t happen overnight. Even successful teachers can struggle in their first years.
Scapegoat culture in education must stop, or we'll lose more and more teachers.
I took one day off during my first year of teaching, and I felt really bad about it.
Teacher burnout leads to more student stress.
I feel like collapsing at 3 p.m. every single day.
Ryan Fan is a second-year special education teacher in Baltimore City. He graduated from Emory University in 2019 and he is an advocate for teacher mental health and rights.