An Exploratory Study of Career and Technical Education Teacher Empowerment: Implications for School Leaders

@inproceedings{Scribner2001AnES,
  title={An Exploratory Study of Career and Technical Education Teacher Empowerment: Implications for School Leaders},
  author={Jay Paredes Scribner and Allen Dean Truell and Douglas R. Hager and Sothana Srichai},
  year={2001}
}
As Smylie (1996) noted, teachers are viewed as both the problem and solution to successful education reform. Since Smylie's observation, research has further solidified our understanding that teacher quality does indeed lead to improved student achievement (Darling-Hammond, 2000). High quality teachers are defined as those teachers who know their discipline, who can engage students in ways that facilitate knowledge transfer and understanding, who view themselves as continuous learners, and who… CONTINUE READING