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Whitaker, Todd; Good, Madeline Whitaker; Whitaker, Katherine – Educational Leadership, 2019
Being a new teacher is especially stressful and overwhelming: classroom management challenges, lack of administrator support, work-related stress, and feelings of isolation are pushing some to leave the profession all too soon. There are five actions, however, that principals can take to make new teachers a priority now, explain the authors of…
Descriptors: Principals, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Observation
Dubin, Jennifer – American Educator, 2018
The Peer Support Partnership is an intensive, one-year mentorship program in which 11 veteran teachers work with approximately 150 of the 300 to 400 new teachers hired each year by the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD), Texas. A joint effort of the SAISD and the local union, the program was created three years ago to improve teacher…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Partnerships in Education
Lueken, Martin F. – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2017
Pensions are a promise made today of benefits to be received tomorrow. They reward employees, including public school teachers, who remain working in a system for extended periods, often for their entire careers. And they impose large costs on those who leave before reaching retirement eligibility--all in the hopes of encouraging them to stay.…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, Beginning Teachers, Public School Teachers, School Districts
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Craig, Cheryl J. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2014
This narrative inquiry traces a beginning teacher's unfolding career over a six-year period in a diverse middle school in the fourth largest city in the USA. The work revolves around two conceptualizations: "stories to live by" and "stories to leave by." How these identity-related phenomena surface and play out in an…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Middle Schools, Middle School Teachers, Urban Schools
Paniagua, Alejandro; Sánchez-Martí, Angelina – OECD Publishing, 2018
New teachers entering the profession are said to bring with them enthusiasm, idealism and recent training--a promising combination for innovative teaching. However, these early career teachers are also commonly portrayed as professionals facing exceptional challenges, with fragile identities who leave the career in high proportions. Can these new…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Experience, Teacher Effectiveness
Tennessee Department of Education, 2017
More than 65,000 teachers show up each day to work in Tennessee's public schools. At the current rate, half of these teachers will leave or retire in the next decade. The positions they vacate will be filled primarily by novice educators. What will it take to ensure Tennessee has a strong and vibrant new teacher pipeline in the years to come? This…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Supply and Demand
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Dupriez, Vincent; Delvaux, Bernard; Lothaire, Sandrine – British Educational Research Journal, 2016
This article examines the professional integration of beginning teachers in French-speaking Belgium and the factors predicting an exit from the profession during the first years of their careers. The analysis of four successive cohorts of new teachers indicates that exit rates are very high during the first year but show a gradual decline…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Career Change, Teaching (Occupation)
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Simos, Elaine – English Journal, 2013
The author of this article posits that some teachers leave the profession because they entered it with unrealistic expectations, and that the reality of multiple preparations, unpaid orientation sessions, and large student loads is overburdening.for new teachers. Many new teachers leave their positions because of the dissonance between their…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction
Eaton, Kristy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An ongoing problem in education is that whether or not new teachers receive university training, professional development, and administrative support, they commonly report feeling unprepared to manage their classrooms. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to answer two research questions by identifying and examining the university…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Urban Schools, Classroom Techniques
Farris, Nichole B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to discover new teachers' expectations of building administrator support compared to their lived experience in the first year of teaching in a new district. This study also investigated how those supports (or lack thereof) impacted their decision to stay in their current assignment, their current district,…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Expectation, Principals
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McKay, Loraine – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Scholars report desirable outcomes for all participants in classrooms where diverse learners are welcomed members. Data suggest teachers leave the profession early because of the demands of their work made increasingly difficult by the diverse range of students, lack of assistance to support the diverse range of student needs and the resulting…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Beginning Teachers, Barriers, Qualitative Research
Solomonson, Jay – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The field of agricultural education has experienced a consistent labor shortage the past several decades. Consequently, many school districts struggle to fill their open positions, while others are forced to shut down their agricultural programs completely due to inadequate staffing. Research indicates teacher attrition as a predominant factor…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teachers, Faculty Mobility
Morris, Lisa; Johnson, Amy – Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation, 2018
There have long been anecdotal reports that some Maine districts have difficulty filling vacancies and retaining teachers. This is a common lament for schools in rural areas, and for schools across the state in hiring teachers for certain subject areas-namely math, science, special education, and foreign languages. Current policy initiatives in…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Educational Trends, Public Schools
White, Sharon Sue Shreve – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Individuals involved in the profession of teaching continue to leave the educational profession. This has an adverse effect on the quality of education for the students and increased financial costs for school districts. School districts are in the process of training new teachers that have not attained a traditional education degree in the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Mentors, Program Effectiveness, School Districts
Sciuto, David J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Increasingly, researchers concerned with the effects of digital technology have hypothesized that the millennial generation does not think or process information like its predecessors. In an age of disruptive technology changing culture and learning, new teachers continue to leave the classroom within the first five years of service. Among the…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Networks, Faculty Development, Qualitative Research
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