teaching as a profession
posted by linda on .
Identify internal and/or external rewards that impact recruitment and retention of quality teachers. How do such rewards influence recruitment or retention? How might these rewards shift as new accountability-centered teacher reforms are proposed (such as merit pay and competency testing)?
Here's a couple of definitions to get you started.
Once you write up YOUR THOUGHTS, please re-post, and someone here will be happy to comment.
Have you given any consideration to interviewing several teachers at local schools on this? AFter all, you are writing about what motivates them.