Career and Technical Education Teachers' Perceptions of Their Profession and Willingness to Encourage Students to Enter a CTE Teaching Career
Journal of Research in Technical Careers
This study examined the current climate of how Virginia CTE teachers perceive their profession and if they are encouraging their students to enter the teaching profession. A survey developed by the National Center for Education Statistics was submitted to CTE teachers in Virginia (n = 743) to address these questions. Descriptive statistics helped to determine that CTE teachers are generally satisfied with their careers but dissatisfied with factors over which they have no control, and the number of teachers recommending the profession to their students in recent years has decreased considerably. A Pareto analysis was conducted, and the results showed the key reasons why teachers are not recommending the CTE teaching profession to their students are salary/benefits and school variables not in their control.
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Original Publication Citation
Kosloski, M. F., Reed, P. A., Loya, R., & Abdelhamid, M. (2022). Career and technical education teachers’ perceptions of their profession and willingness to encourage students to enter a CTE teaching career. Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 6(2), 21-39. https://doi.org/10.9741/2578-2118.1118
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Kosloski, Michael F.; Reed, Philip A.; Loya, Roberto; and Abdelhamid, Mariam, "Career and Technical Education Teachers' Perceptions of Their Profession and Willingness to Encourage Students to Enter a CTE Teaching Career" (2022). STEMPS Faculty Publications. 227.