Ingersoll & Mitchell 2011 Status of Teaching as a Profession

Ingersoll, R. M., & Mitchell, E. (2011). The status of teaching as a profession. In J. Ballantine & J. Spade (Eds.), Schools and society: A sociological approach to education (4th ed., pp. 185-189). Los Angeles: Pine Forge Press/Sage Publications.

Summary: Teaching has struggled with its perception as a profession. Teaching has considered a lower status profession than medicine, law, and engineering.