Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Teacher Education

First Advisor

Dr. Eugene Freund


This study is a replication and expansion of the research trilogy that three CADRE colleagues, Jennifer Bernard, J.P. Caruso, and Stacy Stewart conducted with the 1998-1999 school year. The research was conducted by an artist who was, in addition to being a first year teacher, a full time graduate student involved in the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Career Advancement and Development for Recruits and Experienced Teachers project, also known by the acronym CADRE.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of Education and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Elementary Education

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