Child care burnout is real. With the long hours, little pay, and unpredictability with children and their parents lead child care providers to become burnt-out. As a child care administrator, burnouts are bad because it can often lead to employee turnovers. If burnouts are common in your child care center, consider the following to lower the chance of burning out in the future. What Is Burnout? Burnout is seen as extreme physical and or mental exhaustion caused by stressors such as work. According to Care.com, symptoms of burnout with child care providers could be shown as unclear work roles (duties, hours, expectations, boundaries), loss of control, long hours, insufficient pay, loss of interest, mood swings or irritability, isolation, lack […]
I am NOT a ScientistMany people are afraid of incorporating science into lesson plans because they don’t have enough experience or knowledge in the field. This workshop is to gain confidence and understanding of how science can look in an early childhood classroom. View the Course Description
Meet Carla Adams
Carla Adams has experience in every facet of early childhood education. She began her career as lead teacher of an infant classroom and later became lead teacher for a preschool room. As lead teacher of an infant classroom, Carla developed specialized lesson plans and an observation system to track students’ progression which made her a great mentor to West Virginia University students who observed her high-quality classroom. Carla parlayed that experience into a position as Assistant Director of a child development center, where she continued mentoring WVU students.
In her current role as an Area Manager, Carla is responsible for ensuring that all centers in her area meet state licensing, QRIS, and Head Start Performance Standards. Carla supervises more than 40 employees involved in center management, family support, and early learning.
Carla knows the importance of collaboration and has created many partnerships with area schools and her community working towards partnership classrooms and opening a neighborhood ECE center.
Carla shares her experience and knowledge with you through online learning and AIR Child Care Training Solutions. Carla offers 3 courses available at airchildcare.com: I am NOT a Scientist, Hakuna Da’MATH’a, and To Circle Time and Beyond.