Infographic: 3 Essential Teacher Retention Strategies
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According to a 2022 survey by the National Education Association, when it comes to teacher turnover and retention, here’s what we do know:
- more than half of teachers plan to leave the profession early,
- 90% of teachers say burnout is a serious problem, and
- resignations accounted for 51% of teacher vacancies.
Additionally, a 2023 study from the RAND Corporation found that nearly 90% of teachers report working at least 50 hours per week – working an average of 15 uncontracted hours weekly, 12 of which are reportedly unpaid.
Though these issues have been exacerbated over the last few years, these are by no means new problems, which begs an obvious question:
Isn’t it time we change our approach to supporting and retaining teachers?
We think so. Download this infographic to learn 3 essential teacher support and retention strategies every school leader should start implementing today!