Role of the Principal

Ax, M., Conderman, G., & Stephens, J. T. (2001). Principal support essential for retaining special educators. National Association of Secondary School Principals. NASSP Bulletin, 85(621), 66-71.

Carver, C.L. (2003). The principal’s role in new teacher induction in keeping good teachers. Alexandria, VA; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Scherer. M. (Ed.) 33-41.

Charlotte Advocates for Education. (2004, February). Role of principal leadership in increasing teacher retention: Creating a supportive environment. Retrieved June 17, 2006, from

Colley, A.C. (2002). What can principals do about new teachers’ attrition? Principal, March 2002, 22-24.

Darling-Hammond, L. (2003). Keeping good teachers. Educational Leadership, 60(8), 6-13.

DiPaola, M. F. and Walther-Thomas, C. (2003). Principals and special education: The critical role of school leaders (COPPSE Document No. 1B-7). Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, Center on Personnel Studies in Special Education.

Greenlee, B., & Brown Jr., J. J. (2009). Retaining teachers in challenging schools. Education, 130(1), 96-109.

Online survey with 97 respondents: 77 (79.38%) were female and 20 (20.62%) were male teachers in elementary (N=56), middle (N=23), high schools (N=13), and vocational or  alternative  schools (N = 3)

Hopkins, G. (Ed.) (2000). Principals identify top ten leadership traits. Education

Protheroe, N. (2006, November/December). The principal’s role in supporting new teachers. Principal, 86(2), 34-38.

Watkins, P. (2005). The principal’s role in attracting, retaining, and developing new teachers. Clearing House, 79(2), 83-87.