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Miller, Brandy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative causal-comparative study was to examine if, or to what extent, there was a difference between secondary general education teachers' and special education teachers' overall attitudes, or attitudes related to professional issues, philosophical issues, and logistical concerns, toward inclusion of students with…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
Ott, Jeran Louis – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Increased access to technology has changed the current educational landscape and, will dramatically affect the future of education. These shifts are redefining the roles of educators and require that teachers have the attributes necessary to legitimately incorporate technology into the classroom. The purpose of this study is to examine existing…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Technology Integration
Gaylor, Kevin Lutrelle – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study was designed to investigate differences in high school science teachers' attitudes toward teaching inquiry-based science, beliefs about and practice of implementing inquiry-based methods according to the National Science Education Standards, and the frequency of implementing inquiry-based classroom lessons based on the gender,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Science Instruction
Brumfield-Sanders, Tongia M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this descriptive quantitative study was to explore the perceptions of school safety among middle and high school teachers in rural Louisiana. In order to achieve this objective, a specific research question was formulated pertaining to teacher perceptions. The Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) survey was used to assess teachers'…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Middle Schools, High Schools
Houck, T. Chad – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In high school settings the behavior of students can have significant impacts on educational outcomes. This study tests Bronfrenbrenner's ecological systems theory by quantitatively studying academic and discipline measures of 9th grade students before and after teachers participated in the Time To Teach (TTT) professional development training.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Grade 9, Faculty Development
Whipps-Johnson, Jamellah Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2016
High school graduation rates are higher than they have ever been in 40 years, but disparities continue to exist for students of color and students from poverty when compared to their counterparts. High school reform efforts like creating small learning communities are promising, but small schools alone do not improve student outcomes.…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Student Diversity, Academic Achievement, Cultural Differences
Black, Rhonda – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This research study addressed measuring the level of instructional leadership effectiveness of the high school assistant principal and the high school instructional leadership teams (ILT) at over forty (40) Shelby County Schools. More specifically, this research study examined their impact on teacher effectiveness and student achievement in their…
Descriptors: High Schools, Assistant Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teamwork
Lane, Eric S. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this quantitative study was to explore the relationship between transformative school principal leadership and school climate. The population of this study consisted of two middle schools with grades ranging from six through eight and one high school with grades ranging from nine through twelve. These schools are within the state of…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Environment, Decision Making
Hinkle, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe and determine the degree to which elementary school, middle school, and high school principals perceive their political skill, as measured by the Political Skill Inventory (PSI). A second purpose of the study was to determine if there was a difference for the perceived political skill of…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, Principals
Babins, Sarah Brooke – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The roles and responsibilities of school counselors across the United States are often misinterpreted amongst various stakeholders, individual state requirements for educational initiatives, and often among practicing counselors' own perceptions and view of professional identity. While the American School Counselor Association (ASCA, 2003; 2005)…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, School Counselors, High Schools, Suburban Schools
Lowe, Christina – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Transformational leadership is a style of leadership that is well suited for the nature of the modern school counselor. Previous research has shown the ways in which a school counselor can incorporate transformational leadership components into his or her school counseling program. However, little research has currently been conducted to assess…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, School Counselors, Comparative Analysis, Self Concept
Cline, Vicky Callison – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study used non-experimental survey research to gather data on the kinds of dropout prevention programs in place in West Virginia high schools in 2014-15 and to evaluate their effectiveness based on possible relationships between principals' perceptions of the programs and graduation rates. The study focused on nine of 15 effective strategies…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Principals
Martin, Abbie Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of the study was to determine if there is a relationship between amount of training administrators receive in technology integration and their attitudes toward technology. Previous research has revealed a relationship between teachers' attitudes (Shiue, 2007; Shoffner, 2009), training (Adcock, 2008; Donnell, 2009; Lei, 2009; Sadik,…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Training, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
DeNicola, Thomas C. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact that school culture, comprised of the variables cultivating a culture of collaboration, employing a data-informed focus on improvement through professional communication, and organizational commitment had on teachers' self-efficacy (teacher autonomy, interpersonal efficacy, and professional…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Self Efficacy, Job Satisfaction
Wilson, Valerie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Since the inception of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, educators have struggled with including students with disabilities in the general education classroom with their nondisabled peers. The inclusion educational model was utilized in this study to explore secondary teachers' attitudes toward inclusive educational…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming
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