Getting and Keeping New Teachers

Getting and Keeping New Teachers

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Retaining new teachers has never been easy and when the teachers are on the fast track in urban settings, turnover and retention are real problems. This book examines how schools can work to recruit, support, and somehow hold on to new teachers, many of whom have only limited formal preparation and experience in the classroom. Getting and Keeping New Teachers explores the orientation of new teachers, their lives in urban schools, and the key role of school leadership and strong collegiality, all of which combine in some cases to support and retain new teachers in important ways.Leaders in public education do not inflict standards and prescribed programs on their staff but work cooperatively with ... Of the 11 new teachers, out of a total of 27, all have expressed their desire to remain for the coming year. ... Kaplan International has been created with such a mind-set and is slowly developing an environment that is supportive, congenial, and respectful to all who work and study there.

Title:Getting and Keeping New Teachers
Author:Bruce S. Cooper, Janet D. Mulvey
Publisher:R&L Education - 2009-11-16


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