ERIC Number: EJ725570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun-1
Reference Count: 9
A Study of Experienced Special Education Teachers' Perceptions of Administrative Support
Otto, Sherri Jennings; Arnold, Mitylene
College Student Journal, v39 n2 p253 Jun 2005
The purpose of this study is to describe the level of administrator support perceived by special education teachers in South Texas. The literature on teacher retention indicates that "lack of administrative support" as an important reason for leaving the profession. This study examined the factors related to administrator support perceived by over 200 special education teachers in South Texas. Outcomes from this study are consistent with those currently presented in the literature.
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Beginning Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Recruitment, Administrator Role, Federal Legislation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas; United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001