Determining the leadership practice and work commitment of elementary school heads as determinants of teachers’ morale in Davao Region is the main objective of the study. There were 400 elementary school teachers chosen as respondents employing stratified random sampling technique. The study utilized non-experimental study using descriptive correlational technique. Mean, Pearson r, Multiple regression were used in the treatment of the data. Findings revealed that the level of leadership practice, work commitment, and teachers’ morale yielded very high results. Leadership practice and work commitment of school heads showed significant relationships with teacher’s morale. The combined and singular influence of leadership practice of school heads and working commitment towards teachers’ morale provided significant results.
Keywords: leadership practice, work commitment, elementary school heads, determinants, teachers’ morale, Davao region, educational management, Philippines
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