Theses and Dissertations - UTB/UTPA

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (EdD)


Educational Leadership

First Advisor

Dr. Miguel de los Santos

Second Advisor

Dr. Martha Tevis

Third Advisor

Dr. Shirley Mills


The purpose of this study was to explore what proportion of staff development as measured by the National Staff Development Council’s Standard Assessment Inventory (SAI) contributes to campus success as measured by the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). Two exploratory null hypotheses were generated and tested in an attempt to explore outcomes using the SAI and TAKS scores. H0 Campus Success (Y) based on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills is not a function of implementation of the National Staff Development Council Standards (X) based on Standard Assessment Inventory. H0 Campus success (Y) is not a function of the context (X1), process (X2), or content (X3) components of staff development. The responding population (n=81 teachers; n=23 campuses) completed surveys which were then analyzed along with campus TAKS averages. An exploratory linear regression analysis in the investigation of the first null hypothesis revealed a regression coefficient, (R) .668 (R2 = .447, adjusted R2 =.420), p


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Granting Institution

University of Texas-Pan American