Educators’ Perceptions of School-Based Factors that Impact Their Effectiveness in Working with Students with Challenging Behaviors: A Pilot Investigation

Lyndal M. Bullock, Stacie M. Zolkoski, Mandy E. Lusk, Katrina A. Hovey


The purpose of the present study was to complete a pilot investigation to learn more about how educators who have
had experience working with students with challenging behaviors perceive school-related challenges impacting their
effectiveness. Further, information was gleaned as to what educators believe to be major issues faced in their
educational roles. More specifically, the study provides a glimpse of educators’ perceptions of their preparation
programs, strengths and weaknesses of the leadership in their schools, leaderships’ encouragement to collaborate
with others in their educational communities, and major problems they face in educating students.

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