Term of Award

Spring 2015

Degree Name

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Document Type and Release Option

Dissertation (restricted to Georgia Southern)

Copyright Statement / License for Reuse

Creative Commons License
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Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development

Committee Chair

Kymberly Drawdy

Committee Member 1

Lina Soares

Committee Member 2

Teri Ann Melton


The perceptions of principals and special education teachers were analyzed to determine most frequently utilized co-taught models in the classroom and the most critical supports a principal can provide to the co-taught classroom. The participants were given a modified version of the Principal Inclusion Survey originally developed by Praisner (2003). A mixed methods approach utilizing descriptive methods and the Creswell Spiral (1998) as the qualitative interpretation measure.