Updated: Feb 11
A summary of responses to the Washington STEM Teacher Survey by early-career science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers in Washington State.
This policy brief summarizes the responses by early-career science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers in Washington State to the Washington STEM Teacher Survey. These earlycareer STEM teachers were asked about their perspectives of their teacher education program (TEP) and STEM subject preparation, with a focus on their student teaching experiences. The survey also included questions about teacher compensation and the teachers’ future teaching plans. We find that respondents generally view their preparation experiences more favorably than their current work environment and compensation, which suggests further research relating these survey responses to later teacher outcomes.
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