Ellen M. Drolette has been working in the field of early care and education for 25 years. She has served on the board of NAFCC, is a Global Leader with the World Forum Foundation, and was named a Master Leader in 2016 by Exchange Magazine. She is a family child care provider in a National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) accredited program. In addition to working in direct care, Drolette trains and mentors people at the New Americans in Child Care Project.
"Ellen draws upon her years of experience and expertise to focus on the many reasons why early childhood professionals suffer from low staff morale. . . Included are ways to motivate and inspire classroom teachers and others to view their work in a way that is healthy, intentional, and creates a high-quality early childhood environment. Overcoming Teacher Burnout in Early Childhood is critically important." --Midwest Book Reviews, The Education Shelf