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Research is an essential contribution by Missouri State that contributes to the public good, encourages faculty development and enhances the educational process.

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During the course of her research, Dr. Tammi Davis has found there is a lack of guidance and support for teachers in the early years of their careers. 

The first few years are a crucial time in the development of novice teachers,” said Davis, associate professor of childhood education and family studies at Missouri State University. “They need mentorship and support to help guide them so they’re not navigating it all alone.”



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The eJournal of Public Affairs is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access journal published by Missouri State University and affiliated with the American Democracy Project.