It was 1999, and Sujata had been working as a preschool teacher for a decade. With a Master in Clinical Psychology, she felt passionate about educating and supporting the healthy development of little kids. Yet passion alone was not enough for a comfortable living, and she—like many preschool teachers—struggled to make ends meet. “So many wonderful teachers leave the profession because they cannot sustain on such low wages,” says Sujata.

Resource Type: Story

Priority Area: Early Learning - Quality & Affordable Child Care

County: Alameda

Source: First 5 Alameda

Attribution: Sujata, Alameda County, CA