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ERIC Number: ED496558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep-26
Pages: 167
Abstractor: ERIC
The MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Expectations and Experiences. A Survey of Teachers, Principals and Leaders of College Education Programs
MetLife, Inc.
This report is the twenty-third in a series of surveys sponsored annually by MetLife since 1984. This year's "MetLife Survey" examines the expectations of teachers upon entering the profession, factors that drive teacher satisfaction, and the perspectives of principals and education deans and chairpersons who lead college education programs concerning successful teacher preparation and how to support teachers over time. This year's "MetLife Survey" addresses topics including mentoring, career expectations and experiences, and teachers' attitudes toward school culture and atmosphere. It also shares perspectives on the seriousness of a teacher shortage in the near future and analyzes key issues impacting long-term teacher satisfaction. The following are appended: (1) Methodology; and (2) Questionnaire. (Contains 50 figures.) [For the 2005 (twenty-second) edition of this survey, see ED488837.]
MetLife, Inc. 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166. Tel: 212-578-2419; Fax: 212-578-0617; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New York, NY.; Harris Interactive, Inc., Rochester, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
IES Cited: ED502720