ERIC Number: ED204142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Secondary School Science and Mathematics Teacher Supply and Demand in Washington State.
Olstad, Roger G.; Beal, Jack L.
Presented are results of a study of secondary science and mathematics teacher supply and demand in the state of Washington. Data are provided from every institution in Washington State that prepares secondary school teachers and from 87% of the employing school districts within the state for a five-year period (1974-79). Tabular data are reported regarding numbers of secondary certificates endorsed in science and mathematics teacher education programs, and numbers of teaching vacancies in science and mathematics by grade level, geographical region, and school district size. A trend analysis of the supply-demand situation regarding secondary school science and mathematics teachers is also reported. Among the conclusions drawn from the study is that Washington State faces a serious teacher shortage in the years ahead in the fields of secondary school science and mathematics. (CS)
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, School Districts, Science Education, Science Teachers, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Teachers, State Surveys, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Science Education Research; Washington