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ERIC Number: ED580568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 222
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: 978-0-3555-1600-5
Exploring Higher Education's Response to the Early Childhood Education Teacher Shortage
Matczak, Melissa L.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, St. Thomas University
This qualitative single case study attempt is to explore how one institution of higher education can be responsive in meeting the needs of a teacher shortage in early childhood education and the factors impacting (hindering and helping) the collaborative partner process of designing an Applied Bachelor's in Science Degree in Elementary Education (BASTE). Organizational concepts and theories of change and leadership will guide the research. The study will track the progress of education faculty, stakeholders, and administers while developing a new pathway for teacher certification in Maple Valley. Resulting data and analysis will provide information about factors that both support and restrict innovation at the community college level. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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