Educators at Risk:
What Steps Should You Be Taking to Prevent Violence Against Educators and Staff
A recent study by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that one-third of surveyed teachers reported experiencing at least one incident of verbal and/or threatening violence from students during COVID and over 40% of school administrators reported verbal or threatening violence from parents during COVID.
These statistics are staggering and most likely contributing to the current high turnover rate of educators and school personnel. The APA study reports almost half of the teachers surveyed reported they want or plan to quit or transfer jobs due to “concerns about school climate and school safety.”
It’s clear a comprehensive solution is required to protect educators and staff, but what does that look like? Learn more in our guide, “Educators at Risk: What Steps Should You Be Taking to Prevent Violence Against Educators and Staff.”
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