ERIC Number: EJ612988
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Keeping the Committed: The Importance of Induction and Support Programs for New Special Educators.
Boyer, Lynn; Gillespie, Phoebe
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v33 n1 p10-15 Sep-Oct 2000
Discussion of the importance of induction and support programs for new special education teachers notes the substantial additional demands placed on new special educators in addition to the frustrations and stresses that all new teachers experience. The article notes the high numbers who leave teaching after the first year and identifies national, state, local district, and university sources of beginning teacher support. (Contains 12 references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: First-Year Teachers and Retention.