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Teacher retention

Theses and Dissertations

Brigham Young University

2008

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An Investigation Of Placement And Teacher Retention Of Brigham Young University Technology Teacher Education Bachelor Of Science Graduates From 1993-2007, Michael L. Taylor Aug 2008

An Investigation Of Placement And Teacher Retention Of Brigham Young University Technology Teacher Education Bachelor Of Science Graduates From 1993-2007, Michael L. Taylor

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The purpose of this research study was to gather data on a sample of technology teacher candidates in order to determine how many graduates with a technology teaching endorsement actually entered the teaching profession. In addition, data were collected to investigate the attrition rate of the same pool of candidates. For those who left the education profession, the study also examined how long these individuals taught before leaving as well as investigated the reasons these individuals decided to leave the technology teaching profession. For those who have remained in the teaching profession this study also explored their reasons for remaining …