“The first thing people say to me when I tell them I don’t teach any more is Was it because of the kids? No. Was it because of the parents? No. Never has it been about the kids or the parents.”
What makes teachers leave?
Episode 2 is an interview with Carrie, who taught for over 5 years in various elementary schools before leaving teaching to pursue a different profession. With about half of all teachers choosing other careers within the first five years, Carrie’s story offers us a closer look at how, and why, it happens.