Former Directors of Christian Education-Why They Left: Implications for the Profession

From: Volume XIV, Issue 2: Winter 1994 Pages 46-63


This article reports the result of a 1990-91 study of 108 current and 98 former Directors of Christian Education in American Baptist Churches, USA regarding their career patterns and reasons for job and career changes. The problems of rapid job turnover and high attrition from the profession are addressed, significant factors are explored, and recommendations are given for improving the recruitment, preparation, placement, and supervision and support of Directors of Christian Education.



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