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Degree Name

EdD (Doctor of Education)

Program

Educational Leadership

Date of Award

5-2017

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Bill Flora

Committee Members

Bethany Flora, Cecil Blankenship, Pamela Scott

Abstract

Teachers are experiencing change at a constant rate within school systems across the nation. Principals are preparing teachers to adapt the curriculum to meet standards that are state mandated. This study focused on the change process adopted by the principal for use in assisting teachers with implementation of curriculum and instructional strategies. Findings from this study will provide administrators’ strengths and weaknesses that are experienced during the change process.

Through analysis of interviews, focus groups and documents, the researcher was able to unfold the perspectives of teachers as they relate to Fullan’s Change Theory with initiation, implementation, and institutionalizing the change and The Concerns Based Adoption Model.

Document Type

Dissertation - Campus Only

Copyright

Copyright by LaKisha Roseborough

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