The Importance Of Alliance Of Education

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Students need teachers in order to be successful. According to Alliance of Education over half a million teachers decide to leave teaching profession every year and costing the United States 2.2 billion (Haynes, 2014). New Teacher Center (NTC) a non-profit organization working all over the United States schools to form program that help with teacher effectiveness (Alliance for Education, 2014). The school districts and states are hit in the pocket, but teacher and students pay the hardest price, said Bob Wise, President of the Alliance for Excellent Education (Amos, 2014). Kopkowski (2008), mentioned the turnover rate is 17 percent nationally for teachers and the inner-city it goes up to 20 percent, according to the National Center …show more content…
Their results showed that beginning teachers are dissatisfied at high levels when their expectations do not match up to their new experiences. McCann and Johnnessen’s (2005) stated that classroom disruption, observations, enormous work, and mad parents cause excessive amounts of dissatisfaction leading teachers to quit the teaching field all together. To examine the problem further, and study possible explanations, this research investigated the impact of induction programs, presence of a mentor, team lesson planning, reflection, activities to be complete by novice teacher, observation by novice teacher by mentor, regular meetings, observation of veteran teacher by teachers in relationship to job satisfaction and retention of beginning …show more content…
According to Curran and Manual (2000), new teachers in inner city schools are not as equip to handle students in high crime areas. (American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU, 2006), in order to prevent the high rate of novice teachers walking away, rapid development of mentor induction programs has increased. There eight variables in the study that have been recognized components to enhance job satisfaction of the teacher. This study will discuss each component to determine which variable is the strongest link to job satisfaction. The percentage is high for novice teachers participating in mentoring programs. There are teacher shortages and difficulties of finding college students in the field of education. This shortage is growing in kindergarten through 12th grade for various reasons. There is intense pressure for novice teachers to perform high because of the No Child Left Behind legislation. In order to keep teachers in the classroom, states, school districts are using the mentoring induction program as a device to teachers early on. Koki (2009) revealed that mentoring in the education is the process of supporting, guiding, influencing and teaching the novice teacher. Historically, fewer university scholars have entered the arena of K-12 education field of teaching. The amount of university scholars majoring in

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