Marie Gladys André-Dupuy, Ed.D’s newly released “Heroes of Hope” is a comprehensive study that looks into the key role of an educator’s self-efficacy

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“Heroes of Hope: How 13 teachers helped their students and themselves after a natural disaster that nearly destroyed their nation in one day” from Christian Faith Publishing author Marie Gladys André-Dupuy, Ed.D is a qualitative case study that brings a deeper understanding of how teachers’ self-efficacy influences their work by looking into the events of the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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“Heroes of Hope: How 13 teachers helped their students and themselves after a natural disaster that nearly destroyed their nation in one day”: a compelling read into the research that found how teachers’ efficacy is relevant in bringing out positive educational outcomes as the teachers in Haiti met the students’ needs after a devastating national disaster. “Heroes of Hope: How 13 teachers helped their students and themselves after a natural disaster that nearly destroyed their nation in one day” is the creation of published author Marie Gladys André-Dupuy, Ed.D, an innovative, seasoned educator with extensive experience in primary and secondary levels education. She holds a doctorate degree in K-12 Educational leadership and served as mentor and coach to new teachers.

André-Dupuy, Ed.D shares, “This book started as research for a case study that examined how secondary school teachers in Haiti perceived their ability to meet the educational needs of their students after the January 2010 earthquake. The methodology employed a triangulated design through surveys, face-to-face interviews, and focus groups throughout the study. Results demonstrated that high-efficacy teachers effectively preserved classroom management by utilizing an effective instructional design that truly engaged students in learning even at times of harsh conditions, whether it is a pandemic alike COVID-19, a hurricane, school mass shooting, an earthquake or other types of natural disasters. The book provides additional information in relation to how educational outcomes are intertwined with teachers’ overall greater sense of self. Teachers are classroom leaders and responsible for guiding their students to success, regardless of the challenges that they encounter. This book illustrates how values and effective communication can foster positive working relationships, and enhance culturally responsive management while facing adversities.”
Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Marie Gladys André-Dupuy, Ed.D’s new book is an impressive research that cultivates a new perspective to teachers’ perceptions of their self-efficacy in times of natural catastrophes.
This work is a great resource for every school library and for those who are in the field of education.
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For additional information or inquiries about “Heroes of Hope: How 13 teachers helped their students and themselves after a natural disaster that nearly destroyed their nation in one day,” contact the author Dr. Marie Gladys Andre-Dupuy via mariegdupuy@gmail.com and the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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