Result Details

Arizona (30.68% 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
Arizona
n = 15925
 
 
 
 

94%
1
1
4

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
Arizona
n = 15897
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
13%
15%
35%
22%

Q1.3 How many total years have you been employed as a teacher?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
Arizona
n = 14413
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
10%
14%
15%
34%
20%

Q1.5 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
Arizona
n = 15772
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
24%
20%
13%
20%
6%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15824 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

23%
38%
29%
10%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Arizona
n = 15777 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
50%
16%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
Arizona
n = 15705 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
45%
13%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Arizona
n = 15630 / dk = 212
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
42%
9%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Arizona
n = 15434 / dk = 390
 
 
 
 

15%
32%
43%
10%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Arizona
n = 15704 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
43%
10%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Arizona
n = 15476 / dk = 371
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
47%
15%

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
Arizona
n = 14731
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
21%
33%
27%
13%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Arizona
n = 14867
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
45%
35%
8%
2
0

c. Supervisory duties
Arizona
n = 14823
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
38%
31%
8%
3
1

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Arizona
n = 14792
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
38%
49%
10%
1
1

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Arizona
n = 14814
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
48%
32%
10%
4
1

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Arizona
n = 14946
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
47%
40%
9%
2
1

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Arizona
n = 14950
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
43%
34%
12%
5%
2

h. Professional learning
Arizona
n = 14244
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
44%
34%
7%
2
1

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Arizona
n = 14905
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
31%
12%
5%
4

j. Delivery of assessments
Arizona
n = 14928
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
43%
14%
4
2

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Arizona
n = 14933
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
39%
12%
3
1

Q2.3 In an AVERAGE WEEK of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on the weekend)?
      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
Arizona
n = 15024
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
18%
23%
28%
24%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15708 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
50%
17%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Arizona
n = 15795 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Arizona
n = 15758 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
35%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Arizona
n = 15784 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
51%
25%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Arizona
n = 15662 / dk = 183
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
52%
18%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Arizona
n = 15708 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4
12%
49%
35%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Arizona
n = 15678 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Arizona
n = 15695 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 14927 / dk = 950
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
48%
17%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
Arizona
n = 15381 / dk = 479
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Arizona
n = 15544 / dk = 311
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Arizona
n = 15552 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
32%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Arizona
n = 15247 / dk = 599
 
 
 
 

3
17%
56%
24%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Arizona
n = 15504 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
52%
12%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Arizona
n = 14791 / dk = 1060
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
57%
13%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Arizona
n = 14953 / dk = 904
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
59%
19%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15790 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
55%
25%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Arizona
n = 15759 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
54%
9%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Arizona
n = 15705 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
53%
24%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Arizona
n = 15636 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
44%
21%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Arizona
n = 15656 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Arizona
n = 15600 / dk = 233
 
 
 
 

4
21%
53%
22%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Arizona
n = 15683 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

2
7%
58%
32%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15669 / dk = 185
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
22%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Arizona
n = 15721 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
26%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Arizona
n = 15575 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Arizona
n = 15581 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Arizona
n = 15240 / dk = 630
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
50%
17%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Arizona
n = 15485 / dk = 384
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
57%
21%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Arizona
n = 15585 / dk = 255
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%

h. Teachers are encouraged to be active in professional networks and organizations.
Arizona
n = 15048 / dk = 786
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
55%
21%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have at your school in each of the following areas.
      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
Arizona
n = 15106 / dk = 750
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
34%
27%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Arizona
n = 15274 / dk = 529
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
34%
45%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Arizona
n = 15262 / dk = 519
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
35%
36%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional learning programs
Arizona
n = 15026 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

23%
36%
30%
11%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Arizona
n = 15313 / dk = 508
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
34%
18%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Arizona
n = 14615 / dk = 1209
 
 
 
 

50%
33%
14%
3

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Arizona
n = 14862 / dk = 986
 
 
 
 

29%
35%
25%
11%

h. School improvement planning
Arizona
n = 14707 / dk = 1105
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
34%
14%

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
Arizona
n = 15179 / dk = 728
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
50%
9%

 

School Leadership

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


a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision.
Arizona
n = 15306 / dk = 546
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
Arizona
n = 15632 / dk = 187
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
49%
23%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Arizona
n = 15465 / dk = 355
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
47%
22%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Arizona
n = 15528 / dk = 313
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
48%
27%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Arizona
n = 15661 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
40%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Arizona
n = 15461 / dk = 391
 
 
 
 

2
8%
52%
38%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Arizona
n = 15246 / dk = 607
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
54%
30%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Arizona
n = 15445 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

4
13%
54%
30%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Arizona
n = 15172 / dk = 633
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
52%
31%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Arizona
n = 13482 / dk = 2316
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
23%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Arizona
n = 15503 / dk = 299
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
51%
29%

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
Arizona
n = 14125 / dk = 1706
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
56%
15%

b. Facilities and resources
Arizona
n = 14788 / dk = 1003
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
63%
17%

c. The use of time in my school
Arizona
n = 14841 / dk = 962
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
15%

d. Professional learning
Arizona
n = 15008 / dk = 799
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
18%

e. Teacher leadership
Arizona
n = 14613 / dk = 1183
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
62%
16%

f. Community support and involvement
Arizona
n = 14416 / dk = 1391
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
63%
17%

g. Managing student conduct
Arizona
n = 15208 / dk = 602
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
54%
18%

h. Instructional practices and support
Arizona
n = 15100 / dk = 704
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
64%
19%

i. New teacher support
Arizona
n = 14221 / dk = 1580
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
54%
20%

 

Professional Learning

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional learning 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 learning in my school.
Arizona
n = 15345 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
14%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional learning.
Arizona
n = 15547 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
58%
13%

c. Professional learning offerings are data driven.
Arizona
n = 14086 / dk = 1672
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
59%
17%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Arizona
n = 13171 / dk = 2565
 
 
 
 

4
12%
65%
19%

e. Professional learning is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Arizona
n = 14865 / dk = 929
 
 
 
 

12%
33%
43%
11%

f. Professional learning deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Arizona
n = 15282 / dk = 528
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
53%
15%

g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Arizona
n = 15466 / dk = 320
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%

h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional learning.
Arizona
n = 14896 / dk = 878
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
50%
12%

i. Professional learning provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Arizona
n = 15286 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
15%

j. Professional learning is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Arizona
n = 14596 / dk = 1166
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
46%
11%

k. Professional learning enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Arizona
n = 15206 / dk = 536
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
61%
16%

l. Professional learning enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
Arizona
n = 15253 / dk = 470
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
63%
18%

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


a. Your content area
Arizona
n = 14754
 
 

40%
60%

c. Student assessment
Arizona
n = 14684
 
 

37%
63%

d. Data Literacy
Arizona
n = 14634
 
 

38%
62%

e. Differentiating instruction
Arizona
n = 14739
 
 

51%
49%

f. Classroom management techniques
Arizona
n = 14649
 
 

33%
67%

g. Special education (students with disabilities)
Arizona
n = 14672
 
 

50%
50%

h. Special education (gifted and talented)
Arizona
n = 14627
 
 

51%
49%

i. English Language Learners
Arizona
n = 14619
 
 

40%
60%

j. Closing the Achievement Gap
Arizona
n = 14651
 
 

59%
41%

k. Promoting cultural proficiency (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions to address needs and strengths of diverse populations
Arizona
n = 14597
 
 

46%
54%

l. Methods of teaching
Arizona
n = 14604
 
 

37%
63%

m. Reading strategies
Arizona
n = 14585
 
 

40%
60%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Arizona
n = 14704
 
 

58%
42%

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


a. Your content area
Arizona
n = 14701
 
 

68%
32%

c. Student assessment
Arizona
n = 14603
 
 

52%
48%

d. Data Literacy
Arizona
n = 14534
 
 

42%
58%

e. Differentiating instruction
Arizona
n = 14589
 
 

44%
56%

f. Classroom management techniques
Arizona
n = 14545
 
 

34%
66%

g. Special education (students with disabilities)
Arizona
n = 14512
 
 

23%
77%

h. Special education (gifted and talented)
Arizona
n = 14474
 
 

16%
84%

i. English Language Learners
Arizona
n = 14509
 
 

25%
75%

j. Closing the Achievement Gap
Arizona
n = 14433
 
 

22%
78%

k. Promoting cultural proficiency (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions to address needs and strengths of diverse populations
Arizona
n = 14441
 
 

23%
77%

l. Methods of teaching
Arizona
n = 14521
 
 

52%
48%

m. Reading strategies
Arizona
n = 14521
 
 

46%
54%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Arizona
n = 14476
 
 

47%
53%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 14067 / dk = 1673
 
 
 
 

24%
32%
37%
7%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Arizona
n = 14462 / dk = 1253
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
63%
18%

c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Arizona
n = 14896 / dk = 801
 
 
 
 

2
9%
64%
25%

d. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.
Arizona
n = 14707 / dk = 969
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
35%

e. Teachers work in professional learning communities or cluster groups to develop and align instructional practices.
Arizona
n = 15250 / dk = 450
 
 
 
 

4
12%
56%
28%

f. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
Arizona
n = 14813 / dk = 894
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
59%
19%

g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
Arizona
n = 15269 / dk = 433
 
 
 
 

3
9%
59%
29%

h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
Arizona
n = 14062 / dk = 1609
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
47%
13%

i. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy).
Arizona
n = 15188 / dk = 512
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
53%
23%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      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
Arizona
n = 14928
 
 
 
 
 
 

78%
5%
5%
3
3
6%

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school? (Select one.)
      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
Arizona
n = 14586
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
9%
8%
11%
10%
30%
2
13%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning? (Select one.)
      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
Arizona
n = 15409
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
8%
4%
19%
5%
7%
5%
35%

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
Arizona
n = 15601 / dk = 228
 
 
 
 

8%
9%
47%
36%

 

New Teacher Support

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


a. Formally assigned mentor
Arizona
n = 2332
 
 

73%
27%

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
Arizona
n = 2332
 
 

78%
22%

c. Reduced workload
Arizona
n = 2327
 
 

17%
83%

d. Common planning time with other teachers
Arizona
n = 2331
 
 

69%
31%

e. Release time to observe other teachers
Arizona
n = 2330
 
 

37%
63%

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
Arizona
n = 2325
 
 

46%
54%

g. Orientation for new teachers
Arizona
n = 2323
 
 

89%
11%

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
Arizona
n = 2315
 
 

68%
32%

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
Arizona
n = 2329
 
 

74%
26%

j. Other
Arizona
n = 1787
 
 

34%
66%

k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
Arizona
n = 1846
 
 

15%
85%

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor or master teacher?
      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
Arizona
n = 1683
 
 
 
 
 
 

31%
21%
14%
14%
13%
7%

b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
Arizona
n = 1679
 
 
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
23%
14%
5%
2

c. Observing my mentor's teaching
Arizona
n = 1681
 
 
 
 
 
 

53%
27%
9%
6%
2
2

d. Analyzing student work
Arizona
n = 1680
 
 
 
 
 
 

36%
20%
15%
13%
7%
9%

e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
Arizona
n = 1682
 
 
 
 
 
 

35%
19%
17%
13%
10%
5%

f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
Arizona
n = 1685
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
20%
19%
20%
11%
13%

g. Reflecting on the effectiveness of my teaching together
Arizona
n = 1677
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
21%
22%
19%
11%
9%

h. Aligning my lesson planning with the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards
Arizona
n = 1680
 
 
 
 
 
 

40%
16%
13%
12%
10%
9%

i. Other
Arizona
n = 1061
 
 
 
 
 
 

52%
10%
13%
9%
7%
9%

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
Arizona
n = 1664
 
 
 
 
 

15%
8%
32%
28%
17%

b. Subject matter I teach
Arizona
n = 1661
 
 
 
 
 

25%
13%
26%
21%
15%

c. Classroom management strategies
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

14%
10%
32%
26%
17%

d. Using data to identify student needs
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

22%
14%
30%
21%
13%

e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
Arizona
n = 1657
 
 
 
 
 

20%
15%
32%
20%
13%

f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
Arizona
n = 1660
 
 
 
 
 

22%
12%
31%
22%
14%

g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

31%
18%
26%
14%
9%

h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
Arizona
n = 1658
 
 
 
 
 

21%
12%
31%
22%
15%

i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
Arizona
n = 1662
 
 
 
 
 

23%
15%
31%
19%
12%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

18%
12%
32%
23%
15%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
Arizona
n = 1658
 
 
 
 
 

23%
14%
28%
20%
14%

l. Providing emotional support
Arizona
n = 1651
 
 
 
 
 

16%
9%
27%
24%
24%

m. Other
Arizona
n = 1046
 
 
 
 
 

40%
5%
23%
14%
18%

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.
Arizona
n = 1675
 
 

59%
41%

b. My mentor and I taught in the same content area.
Arizona
n = 1668
 
 

51%
49%

c. My mentor and I taught the same grade level.
Arizona
n = 1668
 
 

45%
55%

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
Arizona
n = 2237 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

11%
18%
46%
25%

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
Arizona
n = 2190 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
49%
24%

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
Arizona
n = 2191 / dk = 115
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
39%
26%

 

Teacher Preparation - These items will only be reported at the state level.

Q12.1 I completed the requirements for teacher licensure in the last 3 years:
      As part of a preparation program outside of Arizona.
      As part of a 4-year undergraduate program at an Arizona institution of higher education.
      As part of an alternative teacher preparation program at an Arizona institution of higher education.
      As part of a post-baccalaureate program at an Arizona institution of higher education.
      I did not participate in a teacher preparation program.
n = number of responses
Arizona
n = 2316
 
 
 
 
 

21%
41%
9%
18%
11%

Q12.2 As a new teacher, how prepared did you feel to meet the following needs?
      Not at all prepared
      Somewhat prepared
      Adequately prepared
      Well prepared
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Meet the instructional needs of ELL
Arizona
n = 2248 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

19%
42%
26%
13%

b. Meet the instructional needs of students with special needs
Arizona
n = 2259 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

14%
37%
28%
21%

c. Assess student progress by analyzing a variety of evidence and use the data to inform my instruction
Arizona
n = 2265 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
37%
23%

d. Communicate with parents/guardians of students
Arizona
n = 2288 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
37%
29%

e. Know and understand the standards of all subjects at my grade level/position
Arizona
n = 2269 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
36%
33%

f. Assist students in collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity strategies
Arizona
n = 2287 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
40%
31%

Q12.3 How valuable or helpful were these elements of your teaching credential program?
      Not at all
      Hardly at all
      Some
      Quite a bit
      A great deal
n = number of responses


a. Instructional methods of classroom teaching and management
Arizona
n = 2302
 
 
 
 
 

3
6%
30%
36%
23%

b. Teaching of core subject matter (ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies)
Arizona
n = 2287
 
 
 
 
 

8%
9%
30%
33%
20%

c. How children and adolescents grow and develop
Arizona
n = 2293
 
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
36%
32%
18%

d. Social emotional well-being of children
Arizona
n = 2296
 
 
 
 
 

4
9%
34%
34%
19%

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