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The Role Of Administrative Support In The Retention Of Special Education Teachers, Atinart Koonkongsatian May 2017

The Role Of Administrative Support In The Retention Of Special Education Teachers, Atinart Koonkongsatian

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Administrative support of special education teachers can be a determining factor towards their success in teacher retention, motivation, and overall well-being. Special education teachers manage paperwork, meetings, and other administrative duties in addition to their teaching responsibilities. The extensive workload often leads these teachers to feel stressed, inadequate, and most importantly, this reduces their desire to continue working in their field. Administrative support of special education teachers can play an important role in promoting retention, increasing motivation, and supporting the overall well-being of a special education teacher. Their caseload of students is extensive, and often these teachers do not receive ...