Growing popularity of alternatively certifying teachers has created challenges for teacher preparation programs. Many non-traditional routes into classroom include no full-time mentor teacher. Absence of a mentor teacher in the classroom leaves teachers with a deficit. This study follows ten teachers on the intern certificate enrolled in both an alternative certification teacher preparation program and the Teach for America organization as they pursue a master's degree in education and state teaching certification from a large southwestern university.
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- Partial requirement for: Ed. D., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-94)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educational leadership and policy studies