This article reports the results of a study of the retention of principals in Catholic elementary and secondary schools in one Midwestern diocese. Findings revealed that personal needs, career advancement, support from employer, and clearly defined role expectations were key factors in principals’ retention decisions. A profile of components of successful retention is included.
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Durow, W. P., & Brock, B. L. (2004). The Retention and Attrition of Catholic School Principals. Journal of Catholic Education. https://doi.org/10.15365/joce.0802052013