Navigating a School Closure: Teachers’ Experiences and Administrative Communication

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Ed.D. in Leadership for Organizations


Department of Educational Administration


Elizabeth Essex


This dissertation explores the experiences of teachers during a proposed school closure and examines the role of administrative communication in navigating this challenging situation. By employing qualitative research methods, including surveys, the study investigates the nature of communication between teachers and administrators at the school. The research explores the effectiveness of administrative communication strategies in supporting teachers and maintaining a sense of cohesion within the school community. The findings shed light on the factors influencing teachers' emotional well-being, instructional practices, and professional collaboration. The study contributes valuable insights to educational administrators, policymakers, and researchers seeking to enhance communication and support systems during school closures or similar disruptive events.


Navigating a school closure Adminstrative Communication Teachers' Experience

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