College of Education Theses and Dissertations

Date of Award

Summer 2019

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership


Educational Leadership

First Advisor

Barbara Rieckhoff, PhD

Second Advisor

Hilary, Conklin, PhD

Third Advisor

Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey, MS


This study examines best practices in new teacher induction programs. The purpose of this thesis is to explore recent education research regarding new teacher induction programs in order to offer a synthesis of effective new teacher induction for school leaders. Further, this study critically examined current research on new teacher induction programs to create a framework of outstanding new teacher induction to provide a tool for induction program assessment or implementation.

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