June 14, 2024

Randolph: Special educators don’t have to burn out of teaching (Communique)

Walker’s Co-Authored Paper Featured on University of Colorado News Site

Assistant Professor of Education Jennifer Walker

Assistant Professor of Education Jennifer Walker

College of Education Assistant Professor Jennifer Walker was featured in an article in Communique, the official news publication of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, about an article she co-authored with Colorado faculty member Kathy Randolph entitled, “Teacher Self-Advocacy for the Shared Responsibility of Classroom and Behavior Management.”

With more than 40 percent of new teachers leaving the profession after five years, teacher burnout is among the highest for all professions in the United States – and special education teachers can face even greater challenges. But with the right tools, special educators can lighten the load, writes Kathy Randolph, assistant professor of teaching and learning, in new research published in SAGE Journals. Read more.