Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Early care and education workplace conditions and teacher stress

Author: Sharmila Lawrence
Publication Date: November 2017

This research-to-policy resource list compiles publications from 2010 to the present on early care and education workplace conditions and teacher stress. Much of the research focuses on teachers in center-based settings and preschools. There is little research examining this issue for home-based providers. Resources are grouped under the following headings: Descriptive information on teacher well-being and stress; Factors that contribute to teacher stress: Financial issues, Workplace conditions and supports, Child behavior challenges; Effects of stress on teaching practices and child behavior; Interventions to reduce teacher stress; Policy resources. (author abstract)

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