by Leslie R. Zenk & Karen R. Seashore Louis
This paper extends the perspective that institutional missions serve many purposes within universities, and suggests a broader set of functions for missions at master’s- granting institutions that are revealed through metaphor.
by Brady K. Jones
This article explores the role of personality in teacher retention using a rich set of quantitative and qualitative measures. The author finds that despite stereotypes of American teachers as unambitious, a “special kind of ambition," self-promotion coupled with a commitment to others, predicts a long-term commitment to the occupation.
On Thursday, February 18th, 2021, Teachers College Record hosted an important behind-the-scenes virtual talk about navigating the publication process. Members of the TCR Editorial team joined as panelists and answered questions from graduate students and emerging scholars. This is part one of our two-part All Access: Unwritten Rules of Academic Publishing series. A recording of the second event will be available soon.Watch and discuss this episode on Vialogues.
by Michelle G. Knight-Manuel
Leveraging the strengths of the journal, welcoming more inclusivity, and enhancing their digital presence animates new directions for engaging the broader national and international educational community in service of the public good.
From the Lens of a Light-Skinned “Jamerican” Woman
by Dina C. Skeffrey
This commentary speaks to the racial injustice as a light-skinned "Jamerican" woman within America and how it manifests from the school to the boardroom. It speaks from past events of "driving while Black" to George Floyd's "I can't breathe".