As newcomers to schools in the last thirty years, second career teachers, were studied to better understand this group of teachers within schools. Second career teachers bring professional knowledge that did not originate in the field of teaching to their teaching career such as relationship building and collaboration. The professional perspectives of second career teachers were assessed and analyzed in relation with current professional expectations in schools utilizing an analytical framework built from Pierre Bourdieu's reflexive sociology.
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- Partial requirement for: Ed. D., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-153)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educational administration and supervision