Current Officers

President: Isabel Nunez, Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne

President-Elect: Fran Huckaby, Texas Christian University

Immediate Past-President: Bernardo Gallegos, National University at Los Angeles

Secretary-Treasurer: Robert C. Morris, University of West Georgia

Webmaster: Kate Shively, Ball State University

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The William H. Watkins Award

Chair: Francyne Huckaby, Texas Christian Univ.

2018 – Dr. Barbara Ransby – http://barbararansby.com

Distinguished Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago

2017 – Dr. Wayne Au

Professor of Educational Studies at University of Washington, Bothell

2016 – David Omotoso Stovall

Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago

2015 – Dr. Carol Lee

Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy, Professor of Learning Sciences and African American Studies at Northwestern

Professing Education Volumes

Previous Volumes of Professing Education 

Professing Education 2017 v16 no. 1

Professing Education 2017 v16 no. 2

Professing Education 2015 v10 no. 1

Professing Education 2014 v9 no. 2

Professing Education 2013 v9 no. 1

Professing Education 2011 v8 no. 1

Professing Education 2008 v6 no. 1 

Professing Education 2006 v5 no. 2

Professing Education 2006 v5 no. 1

Professing Education 2005 v4 no. 2

Professing Education 2005 v4 no. 1

Professing Education 2004 v3 no. 2

Professing Education 2004 v3 no. 1

Professing Education 2003 v2 no. 2

Professing Education 2003 v2 no. 1

Professing Education 2002 v1 no. 1

SPE 2015 Annual Meeting Program

 Society of Professors of Education 2015 Annual Meeting at AERA

Chicago, Illinois

Saturday April 18th   8:00-5:00

Fairmont Hotel

Gold Room, Second Level

7:50-8:05

Welcome and Opening Remarks, Bernardo Gallegos, Program Chair, and President, Society of Professors of Education.

8:05-9:25

Paper Session One,

Chair: Bernardo Gallegos, National University

21st Century Educational Experiences: Communicating Democracy and Education as Democratic Activism

Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University

Reasserting what is educational in education: Hope, optimism, and neoliberal structures of feeling in education under late capitalism

Lisa Taylor, Bishop’s University

Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline or Increasing Student Engagement and Achievement: A Literature Review Regarding A Holistic Approach for Educator Practice and Research

Kendra Lowery, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Corporate Network Proliferation in the Public School Sector and Rapid Erosion of Capital

Carol A. Mullen, Virginia Tech

9:30-10:50

Paper Session Two

Chair: Cliff Tyler, National University

Considering the tasks, issues, successes and challenges for the education professoriate in the 21st Century when collaborating in university/school partnerships

Dr. Barbara Cozza, St. Johns University

Middle Level Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of Social Injustices: A Photo and Content Analysis

Nicole Thompson, University of Memphis

Casey Gilewski, University of Memphis

Faculty Perceptions of Teaching and Advising as it Relates to University Expectations

Patricia Dickenson, National University

Penelope Keough, National University

Wayne Padover, National University

 A Modest Proposal Re-imagined: Disrupting and Rethinking Educational Decision-Making

Clifton S. Tanabe, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa

Jeanne Marie Iorio, Victoria University, Australia

11:00-12:00

Charles DeGarmo Lecture

Introduction: William H. Schubert, Awards Committee Chair

Speaker: Kevin Kumashiro, Dean, College of Education, University of San Francisco

12:05-1:20

Mary Anne Raywid Award:

Introduction: William H. Schubert, Awards Committee Chair, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago

Recipient: Janet L. Miller, Professor and Program Coordinator of English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University 

SPE Outstanding Book Awards:

Presented by Pam Konkol, Chair of the Book Awards Committee, Concordia University Chicago 

Richard Wisniewski Award:

Presentation: Mina Kim, San Francisco State University and Donna Adair Breault, Missouri State University, Co-Chairs of the Awards Committee

Recipient: The Elementary Certification Master’s Program, Indiana University

William H. Watkins Inaugural Award Ceremony

Host, William H. Schubert, Awards Committee Chair

William H. Watkins Interview Presented by M. Fran Huckaby, Texas Christian University

Presentation of Inaugural William H. Watkins Award by William H. Schubert

Recipient: Carol D. Lee, Edwina S. Tarry Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Panel Discussion on the Contributions of William H. Watkins, University of Illinois at Chicago:

Bill Schubert, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago, Carol Lee, Northwestern University,

and Fran Huckaby, Texas Christian University

1:25-2:45

Paper Session Three

Chair: Deron Boyles, Georgia State University

Teacher Education and Social Justice: Breaking down Barriers

Tonya Callaghan, University of Calgary

Laurie Hill, University of Calgary

Principal Preparation: Compliance Monitors or Leaders?

A Critique of New York’s School Building Leader Assessment

Katie Zahedi, State University of New York at New Paltz

Arnold Dodge, Long Island University

Ruth Powers Silverberg, College of Staten Island, City University of New York

Preparing literacy specialists for culturally diverse settings: How does teaching in a high-needs district alter teachers’ perceptions, self-efficacy, and knowledge?

Kathleen M. Lord, State University of New York at New Paltz

Who Owns the Colleges of Education?

Nicholas J. Eastman, Georgia State University

2:50-4:10

Paper Session Four

Chair: Pamela Konkol, Concordia University at Chicago

Finding the balance in teacher preparation: relevancy and edTPA

Monica Noraian, Illinois State University

Working with(in) Common Core Logic in Higher Education:

Student Emails/Letters Confirm Relevance.

Adam Attwood, Washington State University

A.G. Rud, Washington State University

Relevancy in the Age of edtpa?: Commercialism, Accountability, and the Continuing Assault on Public Education

Deron Boyles, Georgia State University

Dennis Attick, Clayton State University

The Death of Critical Thinking: Education Under the Common Core Standards

Morgan Anderson, Georgia State University

4:15 – 5:00: Business Meeting

Call for Proposals for 2015 Meeting at AERA in Chicago

SPE Call for Proposals for 2015 Meeting at AERA in Chicago 

Dear Members and Friends of the Society of Professors of Education,

The Society of Professors of Education invites proposals for Paper Presentations at the SPE meeting held during the 2015 AERA Annual Conference in Chicago, April 16th to 20th.

We are especially interested in papers that are focused on theme of “Relevancy of the Education Professoriate in the 21st Century.” Proposals not related to the theme but focused on the goals of the Society are also welcome. The Society’s primary goal is to provide a forum for consideration of major issues, tasks, problems, and challenges confronting professional educators.

Presenters must be members of the SPE by the time of the conference, although we encourage you to join the Society at your earliest convenience. You will find a membership form on the Society of Professors of Education Facebook Group page (please join us) at the following URL address:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Society.of.Professors.of.Education/

or at the Society webpage at:

http://societyofprofessorsofeducation.com

Proposals must be submitted electronically to the Program Coordinator Bernardo Gallegos, no later than Friday, December 12, 2014. The proposal must be sent as a Word document attachment in an e-mail addressed to bernardo1@earthlink.net The subject line of the e-mail message should read: “SPE 2015 Proposal.”

Length: Proposals should be between 350-500 words. A proposal should restate the title of the paper, describe its contents, and discuss its significance. The proposal should NOT identify the presenters.

Cover Sheet: Each proposal should have a separate cover sheet that lists: 1) title or topic of the paper; 2) names, affiliations and relevant backgrounds of all participants; 3) address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the person submitting the proposal and addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of all participants.   The cover sheet will not be sent to proposal reviewers. After the cover sheet, the proposal must not contain any information that identifies participant(s).

The deadline for proposals is December 12, 2014. Proposals should be sent via email to: Bernardo Gallegos at bernardo1@earthlink.net

The Society of Professors of Education:

Founded in 1902, the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) is a professional and academic association open to all persons engaged in teacher preparation, curriculum studies, educational foundations, and related activities. The Society’s primary goal is to provide a forum for consideration of major issues, tasks, problems, and challenges confronting professional educators. SPE is an interdisciplinary organization. Its members include both scholars and practitioners in education.

Call for Reviewers:

In addition to submitting your work, another way that you can participate in the Society is to volunteer as a proposal reviewer. The review process will take place soon after the deadline.

Spread the Word – Please send this email to your colleagues and students.

Please join our Facebook page at

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Society.of.Professors.of.Education/

…and visit our website at:

http://societyofprofessorsofeducation.com

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Chicago,

Bernardo Gallegos, Coordinator

2015 SPE Program