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Teacher Retention: Perceptions Of The Organizational Factors That Influence Teacher Transition From Private School Classrooms Of Individuals With Autism To Public School Autism Classrooms, Kathryn Cerino Britton Aug 2016

Teacher Retention: Perceptions Of The Organizational Factors That Influence Teacher Transition From Private School Classrooms Of Individuals With Autism To Public School Autism Classrooms, Kathryn Cerino Britton

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Nine experienced certified special education teachers who chose to move from the private sector to the public sector were interviewed to gain knowledge and information that could be used to improve the private sector school for learners with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as the conceptual framework, this study explored the respondents’ beliefs about their workload, work responsibilities, compensation, and perceptions regarding their teaching experiences in private and public schools. Specifically, telephone or face-to-face interviews were conducted to ascertain the motivating factors that led the respondents to leave one private school, The Apple School, for ...


Middle School Transition: Faculty And Parent Perceptions Of The Academic, Procedural, And Social Changes That Occur Between Elementary And Middle School, Barbara Mckeon May 2014

Middle School Transition: Faculty And Parent Perceptions Of The Academic, Procedural, And Social Changes That Occur Between Elementary And Middle School, Barbara Mckeon

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of parents and faculty regarding the transition from a private special education school to the middle school environment. Research was conducted using a mixed methods design to investigate the attitudes and perceptions of those directly involved with the transition process. Seventeen participants, nine parents and eight faculty participated in both the interviews and questionnaire processes. Social competence, academic competence, procedural challenges, maturational readiness and program planning were dominant themes in this study. The study examined the academic, procedural and social changes that occur in middle school from the stage-environment fit ...


Urban Elementary School Prinicipals' Attitudes Toward The Inclusive Environment, Joseph A. Galano Jun 2012

Urban Elementary School Prinicipals' Attitudes Toward The Inclusive Environment, Joseph A. Galano

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The Influence Of Co-Taught Inclusion On The Academic Achievement Of Third Grade Non-Disabled Students In Mathematics, Michael Trabucco Jan 2011

The Influence Of Co-Taught Inclusion On The Academic Achievement Of Third Grade Non-Disabled Students In Mathematics, Michael Trabucco

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Necessary Supports For Effective High School Inclusion Classrooms: Perceptions Of Administration, General Education Teachers, And Special Education Teachers, Andrea Daunarummo Jan 2010

Necessary Supports For Effective High School Inclusion Classrooms: Perceptions Of Administration, General Education Teachers, And Special Education Teachers, Andrea Daunarummo

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Attitudes Of Special Education Directors Toward Inclusion/Least Restrictive Environment For Preschool Students With Disabilities, Ruth Schuster Jan 2008

Attitudes Of Special Education Directors Toward Inclusion/Least Restrictive Environment For Preschool Students With Disabilities, Ruth Schuster

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A Study Of New Jersey's Assessment And Accountability System For Students With Disabilities And Its Impact On Special Education Services, Julie Moul Gardner Jan 2006

A Study Of New Jersey's Assessment And Accountability System For Students With Disabilities And Its Impact On Special Education Services, Julie Moul Gardner

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Use of high stakes assessment for special needs students is a key element in the current educational reform movement. State assessment systems use these tests to determine and report school accountability scores, distribute school funding, and assess school rewards and sanctions. The impact of including these students' test score on the district accountability reports has not yet been determined. Directors of special services, the primary individuals for supervising or coordinating district special education programs, have an extensive understanding of administrative and functional knowledge of special education services and are therefore able to provide insight concerning the impact of accountability on ...


Important Factors For Consideration When Litigating Special Education Due Process Hearings, Partick O'Halloran Jan 2006

Important Factors For Consideration When Litigating Special Education Due Process Hearings, Partick O'Halloran

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The Special Education Administrator: Job Satisfaction, Workload And Turnover, Mary Lynn De Pierro Jan 2003

The Special Education Administrator: Job Satisfaction, Workload And Turnover, Mary Lynn De Pierro

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