Award Date


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (EdD)


Educational Leadership

First Committee Member

Dale Andersen

Number of Pages



The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of the demographic variables and to investigate in an explanatory fashion an array of factors and variables that may well influence career decisions of teachers working with students of multiple impairments. It was specifically focused on factors that are linked with perceptions of administrative support or lack of it, commitment to special education, work related stress, emotional stress, burnout, desire to change career and commitment to Clark County School District. It specially focused on teachers of students with multiple impairments who are working in regular and special schools; Because retention and attrition rates vary depending on the specialty area, it will be important and imperative to understand, document, and describe in detail the work place conditions associated with the present study for this one important group of special educators; The study conducted in the Clark County School District headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Characteristics; Disabled; Multiply; Profile; Severely; Special Educators; Students; Teachers

Controlled Subject

Education, Higher; Special education

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Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas




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