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Research Survey Participation Request

  • 1.  Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 03-22-2021 09:33 AM

    NAEYC supports research efforts and other initiatives from individuals and outside organizations that advance the early childhood profession and the young children it serves.  Hello's Code of Conduct requires that individuals who want to use Hello to disseminate surveys or recruit research/interview subjects need to have these requests approved by NAEYC. These requests should be submitted through this form and will be considered by NAEYC on a case-by-case basis. If approved, NAEYC will disseminate the research request or informational report through an appropriate NAEYC channel, which might include a NAEYC newsletter, HELLO or an interest forum. Following is an approved request.

    Hello,

    My name is Melanie Smith, and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix. My dissertation is called "A Case Study of Preschool Directors' Best Practices for Teacher Retention."  The goal of this study is to discover preschool director's expert techniques for retaining staff.   I would like to interview preschool directors who work at (or who have previously worked at) a NAEYC accredited preschool. The expected duration of the interview will be approximately 30 minutes. To indicate your interest in participating in this research study, please complete the following survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZHYNLHH

     

    Thank you for your time and consideration,
    Melanie Smith (researcher)
    (858) 229-2802

    Email: preschoolstudy2020@gmail.com



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    Mary Samour
    Online Community Manager
    National Association for the Education of Young Children
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  • 2.  RE: Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 04-05-2021 05:22 PM
    Hello,
    I would like to invite you to participate in my research study. I am a preschool teacher/director and have fought for the opportunity to have my research in the preschool education arena. I have designed a study to interview professional preschool directors.  I look forward to discovering what directors think and enter it into the peer-reviewed library of studies in educational leadership. Preschool directors can respond to the survey above to participate. The interview is three questions.
    Sincerely,



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    Melanie Smith
    The Preschool Doctor
    thepreschooldoctor.com
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  • 3.  RE: Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 24 days ago
    Hello,
    Thank you to the team at NAEYC for posting my research survey here on HELLO.

    I still am actively seeking participants that have worked currently or in the past as a preschool director.  The survey is to recruit participants to be interviewed using three questions about preschool teacher retention.  This research study proposes to interview preschool directors to find out their professional opinion and is not related to where they work.  The professional preschool directors will be offered the opportunity to say what they think about working as a director.

    I look forward to having you participate. Go to the post above by Mary Samour, for the link to the survey.

    Thank you for your time and support.
    Sincerely,
    Melanie

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    Melanie Smith
    The Preschool Doctor
    thepreschooldoctor.com
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  • 4.  RE: Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 19 days ago
    Hello Preschool Directors,

    According to the National Center for O'NET (2021), the preschool director's administrative and management knowledge involves strategic planning, resource allocation, human resource modeling, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.  Preschool directors are a great resource of ideas.  I would like to invite you to participate.  The interview is three questions, you can say what you want.

     Go to the post above by Mary Samour, for the link to the survey.

    I look forward to talking to you.

    Thank you,
    Melanie
    For more info on ONET 
    https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9031.00







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    Melanie Smith
    The Preschool Doctor
    thepreschooldoctor.com
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  • 5.  RE: Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hello Preschool Directors,
    Please check out the survey above. Mary Samour has posted the link to participate.  The interview is just three questions.
    Thank you for your continued support and interest in this study.
    Sincerely,
    Melanie

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    Melanie Smith
    The Preschool Doctor
    thepreschooldoctor.com
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  • 6.  RE: Research Survey Participation Request

    Posted 5 days ago
    Hello NAEYC members,

    I am reaching out once again to see if any directors would like to participate in my research study.  I have the link above in the comments by Mary Samour.
    Please take the survey to participate as we are coming to the end of this part of the study.
    After done interviewing directors I will make a draft case study report. Then I will be on here again with a survey for preschool teachers to get feedback about what the director interviews reveal.
    Sincerely,
    Melanie

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    Melanie Smith
    The Preschool Doctor
    thepreschooldoctor.com
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