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ERIC Number: EJ995892
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-1531-4952
Career and Technical Education Secondary Female Teachers: Leadership Attributes
White, Tedra H.; Smith, Bettye P.
Journal of Career and Technical Education, v27 n2 p20-37 Win 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the leadership attributes, professional characteristics, and personal characteristics of secondary female teachers in career and technical education program areas of agriculture, business, family and consumer sciences, healthcare science, marketing, and technology. This study included 179 female secondary career and technical education teachers. Study findings showed that on the 37 leadership attributes, which are presented according to the five clusters (trust, organization, drive, interpersonal, and tolerance), teachers' mean scores that ranged from a low of 4.7 to a high of 5.7 on a 6-point scale. Of the five clusters (trust, organization, drive, interpersonal, and tolerance) the Tolerance cluster received the lowest mean scores whereas the Trust cluster received the highest mean scores from teachers. This study found that 35.2% of female secondary career and technical education teachers have a desire to take on leadership roles. These teachers identified 21 leadership positions that they desired to have. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia