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Castro, Andrene; Germain, Emily; Gooden, Mark – Online Submission, 2018
Principals represent the most "visible" form of leadership in schools, but current workforce data show that K-12 school principals are overwhelmingly white and fail to reflect the diversity within the student population. With increased policy focus on teacher diversity, equal attention must also be directed towards the lack of diversity…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Principals
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Bollinger, Alisha A.; Grady, Marilyn L. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of female superintendents as they relate to job satisfaction and retention. State department of education websites were consulted to obtain the number of women superintendents by state for 2015. From the list, 3,364 women superintendents were identified. The women represent 25% of U.S.…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Females, Job Satisfaction, Labor Turnover
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Larkin, Ingle M.; Lokey-Vega, Anissa; Brantley-Dias, Laurie – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to measure and explore factors influencing K-12 online teachers' turnover intentions, with job satisfaction and organizational commitment serving as moderating variables. Using Fishbein and Ajzen's Theory of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior (1975), this study was conducted in public, private, charter, for-profit,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Online Courses, Teacher Persistence
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Hill, Paul; Jochim, Ashley – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Local superintendents must do an important job while equipped with, at best, modest authority. Superintendents are ultimately responsible for all the schools in their district, and they at least nominally supervise everything that happens in those schools. Yet superintendents cannot count on obedience or even support from the people who work for…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Transformational Leadership
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Newton, Xiaoxia A.; Rivero, Rosario; Fuller, Bruce; Dauter, Luke – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Studies that compare the achievement benefits of charter public schools versus traditional public schools (TPSs) yield quite uneven results. The quality and long-term commitment of teachers represent related mediators that may help to explain effective and ineffective charter schools. Early findings on the comparative rates of…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Labor Turnover, Charter Schools, Magnet Schools
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Koc, Mustafa – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This study aims to demonstrate the correlations between academicians' organisational commitment and their intention to resign from their job. For this purpose, first the concepts of organisational commitment and quitting the job were considered within the framework of relevant literature, and then hypotheses for the correlations were developed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Intention, Teacher Persistence
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In order to operate effectively and efficiently, most higher education institutions depend on employees performing extra-role behaviours and being committed to staying with the organisation. This study assesses the extent to which organisational identification and employee satisfaction are antecedents of these two important behaviours. Key…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Structural Equation Models, Human Resources, Higher Education
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Snodgrass Rangel, Virginia – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Among the many challenges facing public schools are high levels of principal turnover. Given the important role that principals play and are expected to play in the improvement process, concerns about principal turnover have resulted in a growing body of research on its causes and consequences. The purpose of this review is to take stock of what…
Descriptors: Principals, Labor Turnover, Literature Reviews, Occupational Mobility
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Holme, Jennifer Jellison; Jabbar, Huriya; Germain, Emily; Dinning, John – Educational Researcher, 2018
While there is a robust literature examining the patterns and causes of teacher turnover, few articles to date have critically examined the measures of turnover used in these studies. Yet, an assessment of the way turnover is measured is important, as the measures become the means by which the "problem" of turnover becomes defined and…
Descriptors: Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, Educational Policy, Teacher Supply and Demand
Clifford, Mary Ellen – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Discussion continues about requiring a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) as the minimum requirement for entry into registered nursing practice. A Magnet┬« recognized hospital located in the Northeast United States is requiring all registered nurses without a BSN (n = 284 or 28%) to obtain their BSN by 2022 as a condition for employment. The…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Bachelors Degrees, Nursing Education, Nurses
Tolliver, Janice Lea – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The public school systems in the United States are facing a major teacher shortage in the near future due to the fact that teachers are leaving the profession by the thousands each year. It is imperative that this trend is stopped and reversed to ensure that quality teachers remain in schools. The current study employed a causal-comparative design…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Conditions, Teacher Attitudes
Walker, Sharon K. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative, multiple case study was to explore how nursing program directors across the United States perceived the influence of structural empowerment in online education, and specifically, its role in reducing barriers, and increasing retention of online nurse faculty. Sixty-one associate degree nurse program directors,…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Administrators, Labor Turnover, Online Courses
Scott, Deven – Education Commission of the States, 2018
Strong leadership is invaluable to any organization. Effective leaders recruit and develop talent, promote organizational growth, influence change and create positive culture. Extensive research shows this holds true in the nation's schools. Teachers identify principal leadership as one of the most important determinants--more than…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility
Bryan, Donna Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Attracting and retaining teachers in South Carolina's I-95 "Corridor of Shame" districts has become increasingly difficult with attrition rates growing statistically higher every year. Consistent teacher attrition impedes student achievement, disrupts the learning environment, and costs school districts more money. The research question…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Disadvantaged Schools, Poverty
Bednar, Jason – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation examined the relationship between scores on the Effective Leader strand of the 5Essentials Survey for elementary school principals in the suburban collar counties around Chicago and student achievement on state assessments in Illinois, using longitudinal data from 2013 to 2015. This study selected only those schools which gave…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Academic Achievement, Standardized Tests
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