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The Characteristics and Experiences of Beginning Teachers in Seven Northeast and Islands Region States and Nationally

Region:
Northeast & Islands
Description:
The characteristics and experiences of beginning teachers in seven Northeast and Islands Region states and nationally, was produced by the 2006-11 REL Northeast and Islands and Education Development Center, Inc. The report describes the characteristics and experiences of beginning public school teachers (teachers with fewer than five years of teaching experience) in the Northeast and Islands Region states and compares them with the characteristics and experiences of beginning teachers nationally using data from the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing Survey. The study focuses on variables related to teachers’ preparation and workplace supports that research suggests might be associated with their perceptions of preparedness, effectiveness, and retention.
Publication Type:
Issues & Answers
Online Availability:
Publication Date:
March 2012