- Kenneth Zeichner
University of Washington, Seattle
KEN ZEICHNER is the Boeing Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education, a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and a former Vice President of AERA. His recent publications include “The Struggle for the Soul of Teaching and Teacher Education (Journal of Education for Teaching, 2014), “Venture philanthropy and teacher education policy in the U.S.” (Teachers College Record, 2015), and “Democratizing Teacher Education” (Journal of Teacher Education, 2015). His current work focuses on teacher education and professional learning, teacher education policy, and engaging local communities in teacher education.
- Hilary Conklin
HILARY G. CONKLIN is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at DePaul University in Chicago. Her recent publications include “Toward more joyful learning: Integrating play into frameworks of middle grades teaching” (American Educational Research Journal, 2014) and “Student learning in the middle school social studies classroom: The role of differing teacher preparation” (Elementary School Journal, 2014). Her current research interests include the pedagogy of teacher education, the preparation of teacher educators, and action civics education in high schools.