ERIC Number: EJ522720
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Causes of Principal Burnout.
Whitaker, Kathryn S.
Journal of Educational Administration, v34 n1 p60-71 1996
Summarizes a qualitative study of principal burnout, focusing on causes of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment in the principalship. Nine principals explain how the job has changed, what job elements precipitated burnout, and why they are leaving. Discusses implications, including the need for improved support systems, professional development opportunities, and preparation programs. (26 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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