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ERIC Number: ED516467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 147
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1097-3306-8
English Learner Professional Development Strategies: Administrators' Perceived Perception in Readiness for Implementation
Escobar, Marta Elena
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, University of the Pacific
The purpose of this study was to analyze the perceptions of public elementary school principals in Kern County who have participated in the SB 472 ELPD Institute and their preparedness as instructional leaders for teachers teaching English learner students. And to identify what resources, support, and/or professional development opportunities elementary school principals feel that they need as instructional leaders to support teachers teaching English learner students the skills to gain academic English language proficiency and content knowledge. Through the use of a survey instrument and interviews key findings were identified and discussions of the findings in relation to current research literature are noted. Suggestions for future research and recommendations for educators working with the English learner student population are included in this dissertation. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California; United States