Speak Up or Burn Out

Five Crucial Conversations that Drive Educational Excellence

Educators battle overcrowded classrooms, poor administrative and parental support, loss of control in the classroom, and bureaucratic red tape. As a result, research shows 1 in 3 educators report stress-related problems, ultimately leading to burn out.

Teachers who attempt to retreat from or avoid these challenges sacrifice educational excellence and put their health and career at risk.

The good news is that teachers who regularly engage in healthy crucial conversations about stressful challenges strengthen relationships, improve teamwork, and influence positive change. Those who have the skills to speak up can reduce stress, avoid burnout, and restore the meaning and joy that attracted them to education in the first place.