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Building Interests in a Career in Teaching Among Latina/o Students at a Charter School


Abstract Teacher shortage crisis were consistent across the nation. Higher education institutions, K-12 school districts, and political leaders were actively seeking solutions to ensure classrooms did not sit vacant and were not staffed by individuals who are unqualified to teach. This mixed methods action research study examined one strategy for teacher recruitment by targeting high school students who attended a Title 1 school. Due to the growing Hispanic population in Arizona, coupled with the underrepresentation of Hispanic teachers compared to the number of Hispanic students, a particular focus was devoted to targeting Hispanic high school students as they represented a potential untapped pipeline of future educators. The study was conducted to... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Diaz, Elora Denae (Author) / Buss, Ray (Advisor) / Borden, Ryen (Committee member) / Preach, Deborah (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational leadership / educator pipeline / grow your own / Hispanic teachers / Teacher recruitment
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 115 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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