Teacher Survey - paying $50.
The U.S Census Bureau is searching for teachers who meet
the criteria below to participate in the Teacher Follow Up
Survey (TFS) -- a nationally representative sample survey
that looks at teacher movement within the labor force. K-
12 Teachers residing in MD, DC, WVA, or PA will be paid
approximately $50.00 for about an hour of their time.
Respondents visit will need access to a computer with
internet (dial-up or high-speed), or they can visit the
U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland, MD for the interview.Criteria:
Teaching Type - Current (Stayer or Mover)
School Type - Public
Criteria: Has retired & returned to teaching within past 2
Teaching Type - Mover
School Type - Private or Public
Criteria: Has continued to teach but at different school
within past 2 years
Teaching Type - Leaver
School Type - Public or Private
Criteria: Has retired from teaching within past 2 years or
left to pursue other career or profession
Please forward your Telephone Number, Address, and specify
if your Internet is dial-up or high-speed. Also state
your status from the list above and include the date(s) time
(s) you will be available. The Interviews will be
conducted from July 30 - August 12, 2004 between the hours
of 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. I will contact you to schedule a
date and time for the Interviewers to visit you.
Census conducts the Teacher follow up survey (TFS) for the
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). At the
request of OMB, an Internet reporting option will be
developed for the 2004-2005 administration of the TFS.
Here is a short paragraph to describe the procedure.
Two Interviewers will arrive at the address you provided.
They will give you a brief introduction about the survey
and then ask you to sign a consent form to allow them to
tape you while you go through the questionnaire using the
internet on your computer. During the interview, one
Interviewer will ask you a series of questions. The other
Interviewer will be video recording you while you are using
the Internet. A couple of follow-up questions will be
asked at the end of the interview. Then, you will sign a
voucher form for your monetary payment. The whole process
should take about 1 hour.
Bureau of the Census, SRD 9100
4700 Silver Hill Road
Washington, D.C. 20233