Result Details

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (85.46% responded)

 

Demographics

Q1.1 Please indicate your position:
      Teacher (including instructional coaches, department heads, vocational, literacy specialist, etc.)
      Principal
      Assistant Principal
      Other Education Professional (school counselor, school psychologist, social worker, etc.)
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 101846
 
 
 
 

88%
2
2
8%

Q1.2 How many total years have you been employed as an educator?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 101560
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
13%
15%
34%
21%

Q1.4 How many total years have you been employed in the school in which you are currently working?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99489
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
24%
19%
16%
19%
6%

Q1.5 How many total years have you been a principal in the school in which you are currently working?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 1717
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
34%
27%
11%
4%
1

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100348 / dk = 890
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
43%
19%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100139 / dk = 783
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
25%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99841 / dk = 853
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
50%
21%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99182 / dk = 1650
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
48%
18%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97931 / dk = 2919
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
48%
17%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99514 / dk = 1306
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
53%
19%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99213 / dk = 1727
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
52%
22%

Q2.2 In an AVERAGE WEEK, how much time do you devote to the following activities during the school day (i.e., time for which you are under contract to be at the school)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses


a. Individual planning time
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88553
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
17%
34%
26%
18%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88385
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
39%
11%
3
0

c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 87921
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
36%
33%
14%
7%
1

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 87312
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
46%
8%
2
0

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 87725
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
47%
34%
10%
4
1

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88185
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
47%
40%
8%
2
0

g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88576
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
52%
30%
9%
3
2

h. Professional development
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 87658
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
54%
30%
5%
1
1

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88275
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
33%
33%
14%
7%
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88499
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
44%
14%
4%
1

k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88445
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
34%
42%
14%
4%
2

Q2.4 In an AVERAGE WEEK of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside of the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on weekends)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 89105
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
19%
23%
27%
24%

Q2.5 In an AVERAGE WEEK, how many hours do YOU spend on school-related activities?
      Less than 40 hours
      40 - 45 hours
      46 - 50 hours
      51 - 55 hours
      56 - 60 hours
      61 - 65 hours
      66 - 70 hours
      More than 70 hours
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 1749
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
2
10%
17%
30%
19%
13%
10%

 

Facilities and Resources

Q3.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about your school facilities and resources.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers have sufficient access to appropriate instructional materials.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99975 / dk = 1177
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
51%
24%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to digital content and resources.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99665 / dk = 1098
 
 
 
 

3
12%
54%
31%

c. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, devices, printers, software and internet access.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100267 / dk = 591
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
48%
32%

d. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100325 / dk = 581
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100278 / dk = 588
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
51%
31%

f. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99741 / dk = 1158
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
27%

g. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100221 / dk = 934
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
47%
37%

h. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99552 / dk = 871
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%

i. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99727 / dk = 852
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
34%

j. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100127 / dk = 735
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
52%
27%

 

Community Support and Involvement

Q4.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvement in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 94700 / dk = 6120
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
55%
18%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98159 / dk = 2324
 
 
 
 

2
8%
60%
30%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99009 / dk = 1676
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98741 / dk = 2002
 
 
 
 

1
4
58%
37%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97491 / dk = 3253
 
 
 
 

2
11%
56%
31%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98083 / dk = 2357
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
56%
17%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95806 / dk = 4909
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
22%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96607 / dk = 4203
 
 
 
 

3
12%
58%
28%

 

Managing Student Conduct

Q5.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100362 / dk = 462
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
55%
29%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100296 / dk = 368
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
56%
14%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99665 / dk = 635
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
28%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99227 / dk = 1414
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
46%
25%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99439 / dk = 1183
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
51%
30%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99271 / dk = 1419
 
 
 
 

3
17%
55%
25%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99973 / dk = 765
 
 
 
 

2
6%
55%
38%

 

Teacher Leadership

Q6.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about teacher leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers are recognized as educational experts.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99672 / dk = 1175
 
 
 
 

4
12%
56%
28%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99449 / dk = 1003
 
 
 
 

4
12%
53%
31%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98738 / dk = 1717
 
 
 
 

3
13%
55%
29%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99226 / dk = 1347
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96966 / dk = 3652
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
53%
25%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98647 / dk = 2125
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99195 / dk = 1502
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
32%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have in each of the following areas in your school.
      No role at all
      Small role
      Moderate role
      Large role
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Selecting instructional materials and resources
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 94739 / dk = 6389
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
35%
41%

b. Devising teaching techniques
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96534 / dk = 4154
 
 
 
 

3
11%
33%
53%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95565 / dk = 4900
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
37%
38%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 93989 / dk = 6675
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
38%
17%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96872 / dk = 4180
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
40%
23%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 91057 / dk = 9790
 
 
 
 

27%
34%
28%
11%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 91107 / dk = 9881
 
 
 
 

25%
33%
29%
13%

h. School improvement planning
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97065 / dk = 3990
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
39%
39%

Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96570 / dk = 4646
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
56%
15%

Q6.6 Members of the school improvement team are elected.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 82309 / dk = 18264
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
49%
29%

 

School Leadership

Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 100114 / dk = 1011
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
49%
26%

b. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98866 / dk = 2023
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
47%
26%

c. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98529 / dk = 2482
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
50%
31%

d. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99751 / dk = 871
 
 
 
 

1
5%
49%
45%

e. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98459 / dk = 2478
 
 
 
 

1
4%
50%
45%

f. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96060 / dk = 5016
 
 
 
 

3
9%
55%
33%

g. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97361 / dk = 3459
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%

h. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95224 / dk = 5612
 
 
 
 

4
10%
54%
33%

i. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 93221 / dk = 7554
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%

j. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99111 / dk = 1718
 
 
 
 

4
11%
50%
35%

Q7.3 The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about:
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Leadership issues
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 92161 / dk = 8864
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
60%
21%

b. Facilities and resources
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95527 / dk = 5340
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%

c. The use of time in my school
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95323 / dk = 5550
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
58%
22%

d. Professional development
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95059 / dk = 5815
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
23%

e. Teacher leadership
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 93838 / dk = 6906
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
23%

f. Community support and involvement
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 93335 / dk = 7340
 
 
 
 

2
9%
65%
24%

g. Managing student conduct
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96672 / dk = 4190
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
56%
23%

h. Instructional practices and support
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96033 / dk = 4751
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
25%

i. New teacher support
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 90103 / dk = 10652
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
59%
25%

 

Professional Development

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional development in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97373 / dk = 3654
 
 
 
 

3
15%
61%
20%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98793 / dk = 2070
 
 
 
 

3
16%
61%
20%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 89129 / dk = 11859
 
 
 
 

3
13%
63%
22%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 89200 / dk = 11055
 
 
 
 

2
7%
66%
26%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the individual needs of teachers.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 95083 / dk = 5822
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
51%
17%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97123 / dk = 3688
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
58%
19%

g. Teachers have sufficient training to fully utilize instructional technology.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97855 / dk = 2989
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
57%
19%

h. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98608 / dk = 2264
 
 
 
 

1
5%
64%
30%

i. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 94842 / dk = 5815
 
 
 
 

4
20%
58%
18%

j. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97110 / dk = 3472
 
 
 
 

3
15%
61%
20%

k. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 92106 / dk = 8510
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
51%
16%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97127 / dk = 3404
 
 
 
 

3
12%
64%
21%

m. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97399 / dk = 2950
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional development to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86899
 
 

38%
62%

b. Common core and essential standards
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86541
 
 

31%
69%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86311
 
 

32%
68%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86832
 
 

54%
46%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86745
 
 

52%
48%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86170
 
 

46%
54%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86411
 
 

46%
54%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86545
 
 

51%
49%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 85985
 
 

33%
67%

j. Reading strategies
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86156
 
 

40%
60%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 86998
 
 

52%
48%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 85998
 
 

30%
70%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years, have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional development in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 85707
 
 

64%
36%

b. Common core and essential standards
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 85057
 
 

48%
52%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84846
 
 

46%
54%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84743
 
 

44%
56%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84193
 
 

19%
81%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 83935
 
 

13%
87%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84077
 
 

17%
83%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84078
 
 

26%
74%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84457
 
 

45%
55%

j. Reading strategies
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84836
 
 

51%
49%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 85045
 
 

52%
48%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 84072
 
 

24%
76%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 90053 / dk = 10804
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
53%
13%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 90030 / dk = 10219
 
 
 
 

4
11%
66%
19%

c. State assessments accurately gauge students’ understanding of standards.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 92818 / dk = 7671
 
 
 
 

19%
38%
37%
6%

d. Teachers believe almost every student has the potential to do well on assignments.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98538 / dk = 2180
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%

e. Teachers believe what is taught will make a difference in students’ lives.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98119 / dk = 2603
 
 
 
 

1
6%
60%
33%

f. Teachers require students to work hard.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99219 / dk = 1544
 
 
 
 

1
4%
54%
41%

g. Teachers collaborate to achieve consistency on how student work is assessed.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96430 / dk = 3936
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
30%

h. Teachers know what students learn in each of their classes.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96145 / dk = 4550
 
 
 
 

2
14%
57%
26%

i. Teachers have knowledge of the content covered and instructional methods used by other teachers at this school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 96121 / dk = 4394
 
 
 
 

2
15%
56%
27%

j. Teachers use digital content and resources in their instruction.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 97210 / dk = 3199
 
 
 
 

1
4
64%
32%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans?
      Continue teaching at my current school
      Continue teaching in this district but leave this school
      Continue teaching in this state but leave this district
      Continue working in education but pursue an administrative position
      Continue working in education but pursue a non-administrative position
      Leave education entirely
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 88888
 
 
 
 
 
 

81%
5%
3
3
3
5%

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school?
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 87400
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
10%
8%
10%
11%
30%
2
15%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning?
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 98010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
9%
4%
17%
7%
7%
3
37%

Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 99799 / dk = 1382
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
44%
42%

Q10.7 At this school, we utilize the results from the 2014 North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey as a tool for school improvement.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 71638 / dk = 28843
 
 
 
 

7%
10%
57%
27%

 

New Teacher Support

Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of support.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Formally assigned mentor
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15401
 
 

95%
5%

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15366
 
 

83%
17%

c. Reduced workload
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15328
 
 

28%
72%

d. Common planning time with other teachers
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15356
 
 

76%
24%

e. Release time to observe other teachers
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15322
 
 

46%
54%

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15341
 
 

55%
45%

g. Orientation for new teachers
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15322
 
 

90%
10%

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15265
 
 

79%
21%

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 15346
 
 

84%
16%

j. Other
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 12664
 
 

46%
54%

k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 12382
 
 

14%
86%

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor?
      Never
      Less than once per month
      Once per month
      Several times per month
      Once per week
      Almost daily
n = number of responses


a. Developing lesson plans
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14501
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
17%
14%
14%
15%
11%

b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14466
 
 
 
 
 
 

24%
39%
19%
11%
5%
3

c. Observing my mentor’s teaching
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14492
 
 
 
 
 
 

49%
27%
11%
7%
3
3

d. Analyzing student work
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14463
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
18%
16%
15%
9%
11%

e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14448
 
 
 
 
 
 

27%
18%
18%
17%
12%
8%

f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14461
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
18%
23%
14%
16%

g. Reflecting on the effectiveness of my teaching together
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14418
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
16%
20%
23%
16%
13%

h. Aligning my lesson planning with the state curriculum and local curriculum
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14469
 
 
 
 
 
 

28%
16%
15%
15%
13%
12%

i. Other
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 9882
 
 
 
 
 
 

38%
9%
13%
13%
12%
15%

Q11.3 How much did the support you received from your mentor influence your practice in the following areas?
      Not at all
      Hardly at all
      Some
      Quite a bit
      A great deal
n = number of responses


a. Instructional strategies
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14438
 
 
 
 
 

13%
8%
34%
28%
18%

b. Subject matter I teach
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14398
 
 
 
 
 

23%
12%
29%
22%
15%

c. Classroom management strategies
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14384
 
 
 
 
 

11%
9%
34%
28%
18%

d. Using data to identify student needs
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14328
 
 
 
 
 

18%
12%
32%
24%
14%

e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14355
 
 
 
 
 

15%
11%
34%
25%
15%

f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14372
 
 
 
 
 

15%
9%
33%
26%
16%

g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14398
 
 
 
 
 

20%
15%
34%
20%
12%

h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14376
 
 
 
 
 

14%
9%
33%
27%
17%

i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14346
 
 
 
 
 

17%
12%
33%
24%
14%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14392
 
 
 
 
 

12%
8%
32%
29%
18%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14385
 
 
 
 
 

14%
9%
31%
27%
19%

l. Providing emotional support
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14403
 
 
 
 
 

10%
6%
27%
27%
30%

m. Other
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 10015
 
 
 
 
 

29%
4%
28%
18%
21%

Q11.4 Please indicate whether each of the following were true for you and your mentor.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. My mentor and I were in the same building.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14508
 
 

82%
18%

b. My mentor and I taught in the same content area.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14439
 
 

55%
45%

c. My mentor and I taught the same grade level.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14435
 
 

56%
44%

Q11.5 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher improved my instructional practice.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14946 / dk = 439
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
51%
30%

Q11.6 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has helped me to impact my students’ learning.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14634 / dk = 434
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
54%
29%

Q11.7 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has been important in my decision to continue teaching at this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
n = 14559 / dk = 651
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
45%
30%

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