6. The Trouble with Maternity Leave with Sara Whittaker

Episode 6 features a conversation with former elementary teacher Sara Whittaker who spent seven years in the classroom and then started her own company, Podcasting for Educators.

Sara and I discuss what she misses about the classroom as well the challenges she experienced in terms of fatigue, burn out, inequity in education, and maternity leave.  

In This Episode, We Share:

  • Why work/life balance is so important to master as a teacher
  • Why extra support for teachers is needed now more than ever in a post-Covid world
  • How maternity leave needs to be reexamined in education for both men and women