Teacher Stress, Part 2

Green Apple Pod

Apr 25 2022 • 24 mins

In the second half of our two-part episode on teacher stress and burnout, Green Apple Pod examines serious examples of stress and trauma that, unfortunately, are becoming less uncommon for teachers across the country. The episode ends with an interview from UCONN researcher Dr. Lisa Sanetti with a discussion around the impact of teacher stress, secondary trauma, and what we can do to alleviate it so that we lose fewer teachers to burnout.

Trigger warning for sexual assault, sexual harassment and cyberbullying beginning at the 19:15 mark.


The American Psychological Association's survey on teacher assault.

EdWeek's preliminary investigation into sexual assault and harassment of teachers.

The Journal of School Violence's 2020 article on teacher assault.