Special Education Teacher Retention and Attrition (major themes and sub…
Special Education Teacher Retention and Attrition
Problem statement: The lack of special education teacher has a negative impact on students' performance in knowledge acquisition, academic achievement and professional skills.
Investigation question: What factors contribute to the situation of special education teacher retention and attrition.
major themes and sub-themes
teachers' affective reactions to work
Academic ability, Degrees Earned, and teacher preparation
teacher characteristics and personal factors
teacher characteristics : age, gender and race
personal factors: personal finances and perceived opportunities
support through induction and mentoring
service delivery and changing roles
students and caseload issues