Date of Award
Doctor of Education
Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
Dr. Ali Hachem
Dr. Freddie L. Avant
Dr. Brian Uriegas
Moonlighting is a common practice for many teachers due to the need for supplemental income. This study was designed to narrate the effects moonlighting had on teachers in Northwest Louisiana. Through a series of online interviews, teachers shared their narrative regarding the effects moonlighting had on their personal and professional lives. The study took a constructivist phenomenological approach using primary data along with descriptive, non-experimental research to collect information about the participants’ lived experiences with teacher moonlighting. A narrative analysis was utilized to generate codes then organize them into themes, and to construct and compare the narrative findings. The results of the study demonstrated that while moonlighting educators do share similar experiences, there were also specific details that were unique to each individual. This study reported similarities, differences, and additions to existing literature.
Greggs, Jessica Renae, "Teacher Moonlighting: A Perceptional Study From Louisiana" (2022). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 434.
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