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.
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
------------------------------Mary SamourOnline Community ManagerNational Association for the Education of Young Children------------------------------
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,MelanieFor more info on ONET https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9031.00