publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

High School Teacher Perceptions of Empowerment

Jacobs, Tricia Susan;
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  • Published: 08 May 2014
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
As the responsibilities of principals become more complex and as accountability becomes more evident in K-12 cultures, it becomes increasingly important that high school principals be trained to empower teachers. This paper examined the research concerning the conditions of the empowerment of teachers. More specifically, it measured high school teachers' perspectives concerning their levels of empowerment by their principals based on the four domains of empowerment: meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact. This quantitative study was designed to answer three questions. First, how do high school teachers perceive their level of empowerment by their pr...
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free text keywords: Empowerment, Empowerment Domains, High School, Principal Leadership, Teacher Leadership, School Culture, Principal Behaviors, Principal Training, Teacher Perceptions of Leadership
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