Professional Certification Program in Elementary Education
Professor Karen Zumwalt
Office Location: 308 A Main Hall
B.A., Mount Holyoke College (Political science with minor in economics); M.A.T., Harvard University Graduate School of Education (Social Studies); Ph.D., University of Chicago (Education, curriculum and philosophy)
Dissertation Title: The Evaluative Environment of Classrooms
Curriculum. Teaching. Teacher education. Alternative routes to certification.
"Research on teaching: Policy implications for teacher education" (NSSE Yearbook).
Improving Teaching (ASCD Yearbook).
"Curriculum Implementation" (AERA Handbook of Research on Curriculum).
"Beginning professional teachers: The need for a curricular vision of teaching" (AACTE Knowledge Base for Beginning Teachers).
"Teachers' characteristics: Research on the demographic profile" and "Research on indicators of quality" (AERA Studying Teacher Education).