S2 Episode 3: Why Teachers Deserve Better Pay (Featuring Anna Whitten)

The No-Frills Teacher Podcast

Sep 17 2023 • 44 mins

Overworked and severely underpaid , this is the life of a Lee County teacher. State mandates keep increasing, classroom behaviors are getting worse, coverage for classes is lacking, yet teachers are expected to do more without adequate compensation. When will we collectively reach a breaking point? If teachers are expected to meet the basic needs of students, should we not have our own basic needs met as well? Join host Joe Camps and special guest Teacher Association of Lee County Secretary Anna Whitten as they discuss the financial struggles of teachers and share the ongoings of current negotiations to improve teacher pay.