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Chair: Bernardo Gallegos, National University at Los Angeles

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

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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

 

 

 

Membership Form

Dear Friends:

I hope this note finds you well, and having a good Fall Semester.  This is a dues notice for this year next (2015-2016).  Since we No LONGER collect dues through AERA as a SIG you will need to submit dues directly to me. I am sending this notice to those who have not paid their dues since the date recorded below.

Please consider paying for this year and next (2 year payment) when submitting payments.  It will save you a few dollars and help bring SPE back financially. It is important that our financial base once again be stable.

Complete and return (especially e-mail updates) and I look forward to hearing from you. 

My best to you,

Bob Morris

 

 

Call for Papers – 2013/2014

**With the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday the deadline for submissions has been extended to December 7, 2013**

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

The Society of Professors of Education scholarly papers to be presented at the SPE meeting during the AERA Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Thursday, April 3 – Monday, April 7, 2014.

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.

We welcome paper proposals related to the education of children, teachers, administrators, professors, adults, policy makers, and the public at large.

Proposals should identify the rationale and summarize the substance of the paper being offered for review. Proposals should not exceed 1500 words.

You do not need to be a member of the Society of Professors of Education to submit a proposal (although you will be required to join should your paper be accepted).

The deadline for proposals is: 7 December 2013. Proposals should be sent via email to: Jim Garrison at wesley@vt.edu.

Submitters will be notified whether or not their paper was selected no later than 21 January 2014.

**With the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday the deadline for submissions has been extended to December 7, 2013**

 

Reviewers

In addition to submitting your work, another way that you can help 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 visit our website at: https://societyofprofessorsofeducation.wordpress.com/

Sincerely yours,

Jim Garrison, Coordinator
2013 Program Meeting

Society of Professors of Education Book Award

This page is currently under construction.
all books will be identified via book cover and link to a bookstore. Thank you for your patience during this update.

Chair:  Pamela Konkol, Concordia University Chicago

2019 Outstanding Book Award

Blair, E. (Ed.). (2018). By the light of the silvery moon: Teacher moonlighting and the dark side of teachers’ work. Gorham, ME: Myers Education Press.

Bullough, R. V., & Rosenberg, J. R. (2018). Schooling, democracy, and the quest for wisdom: Partnerships and the moral dimension of teaching. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Cochran-Smith, M., et al. (2018). Reclaiming accountability in teacher education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Fitz-Gibbon, J. H. (2017). Corporeal punishment, religion, and United States public schools. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot.

Gershon, W. S. (2017). Curriculum and students in classrooms: Everyday urban education in an era of standardization. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Hinchey, P. H., & Konkol, P. J. (2018). Getting to where we meant to be: Working toward the educational world we imagine/d. Gorham, ME: Myers Education Press.

Jorgensen, C. G. (2017). Discovering John Dewey in the twenty-first century: Dialogues on the present and future of education. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kridel, C. (Ed.). (2018). Becoming an African American progressive educator: Narratives from 1940s Black progressive high schools. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Museum of Education.

McRae, E. G. (2018). Mothers of massive resistance: White women and the politics of white supremacy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Rice, S., & Rud, A. G. (Eds.). (2018). Educational dimensions of school lunch: Critical perspectives. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tienken, C. H. (2017). Defying Standardization: Creating Curriculum for an Uncertain Future.
Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

Awardees

Honorable Mentions

Dei, G.J.S., & Jaimungal, C. (2018). Indigeneity and decolonial resistance: Alternatives to colonial thinking and practice. Gorham, ME: Myers Education Press.

Gershon, W. S. (2018). Sound curriculum: Sonic studies in educational theory, method, & practice. New York, NY: Routledge.

Rankin, J. G. (2018). Sharing your education expertise with the world: Make research resonate and widen your impact. New York, NY: Routledge.

SooHoo, S., Huerta, P., Huerta-Meza, P. M., Bolin, T., & Stockbridge, K. (2018). Let’s chat: Cultivating community university dialogue. Gorham, ME: Myers Education Press.

You, Z., Rud, A. G., & Hu, Y. (2018). The philosophy of Chinese moral education: A history. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

2018 Outstanding Book Award
Awardees
 
Casey, Z. A. (2017). A Pedagogy of Anticapitali$t Antiracism Whiteness, Neoliberalism, and Resistance in Education. NY: SUNY Press.
English, A. and Waks, L. (2017). John Dewey’s Democracy and Education: A Centennial Handbook. Cambridge University Press.
Hartlep, N. D., Eckrich, L. L. T., Hensley, B. O. (Eds.). (2017)  The Neoliberal Agenda and the Student Debt Crisis

in U. S. Higher Education. Routledge.

Farenga. S. J. and Ness. D. (Eds). (2017). Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum A Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson. Informa UK Limited.
Gallegos, B. (2017). Postcolonial Indigenous Performances, Coyote Musings on Genizaros, Hybridity, Education, and Slavery? Boston, Sense Publishers.
Schultz, B. (2017). Teaching in the Cracks:  Openings and Opportunities for Student-Centered, Action-Focused Curriculum. Teachers College Press.
Sensoy, O. and DiAngelo, R. (2017). Is Everyone Really Equal? An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education, Second Edition. Teachers College Press.
Tillett, W. (2017). Living the Questions: Dispatches from a Life Already in Progress. Information Age.
Waks, L. (2016). The Evolution and Evaluation of Massive Open Online Courses: MOOCs in Motion (The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education). Palgrave,
Warren, C. (2017). Urban Preparation: Young Black Men Moving from Chicago’s South Side to Success in Higher Education. Harvard University Press.
Honorable Mentions
 
Boerman-Cornell, B. Kim, J. and Manderino, M. (2017). Graphic Novels in High School and Middle School Classrooms. Rowman and Littlefield.
Cypres, A. T. (Ed). (2016).  Leadership: Learning, Teaching, and Practice. Information Age.
Rajan, R. (2016). From Backpacks to Broadway.  Children’s Experiences in Musical Theatre. Rowman and Littlefield.
Sameshima, P., Fidyk, A., James, K., and Leggo, C. (Eds). (2017). Poetic Inquiry: Enchantment of Place.  Vernon Press.
Mullen, C. (2017). Creativity and Education in China Paradox and Possibilities for an Era of Accountability. Routledge.
Sigurdsson. G. (2015). Confucian Propriety and Ritual Learning. SUNY Press.

2017 Outstanding Book Award

Awardees

Cameron, E., & Russell, C. (2016). The fat pedagogy reader: Challenging weight-based oppression through critical education. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

De Lissovoy, N., Means, A. J. & Saltman, K. (2015). Toward a new common school movement. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.

Douglas, T.M.O. (2016). Border-crossing brothas: Black males navigating race, place and complex space. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Hinchey, P.H. (2016). A critical action research reader. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Jones, S., & Woglom, J. F. (2016). On mutant pedagogies: Seeking justice and drawing change in teacher education. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Michael, A. (2015). Raising race questions: Whiteness and inquiry in education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Ng-a-Fook, N., Ibrahim, A., & Reis, G. (2016). Provoking curriculum studies: Strong poetry and the arts of the possible in education. New York, NY: Routledge.

Rice, S., & Rud, A. G. (2016). The educational significance of human and non-human animal interactions: Blurring the species line. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Spring, J. (2015). Economization of education: Human capital, global corporations, skills-based schooling. New York, NY: Routledge.

Wu, J. (2016). Fabricating an educational miracle: Compulsory schooling meets ethnic rural development in Southwest China. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Honorable Mentions

Matias, C. E. (2016). Feeling white: Whiteness, emotionality, and education. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.

Neal, L. I., Militz-Frielink, S., Moore, A. L., Avila, K., Colompos, M., & Walter, S. (2016). Borders, bras, and battles: A practical guide to mentor undergraduate women to achieve career success. Baltimore, MD: Apprentice House.

Rankin, J. G. (2017). First aid for teacher burnout: How you can find peace and success. New York, NY: Routledge.

Shaker, G. G. (Ed.). (2015). Faculty work and the public good. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Shiller, J. T. (2016). The new reality for suburban schools: How suburban schools are struggling with low-income students and students of color in their schools. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

2016 Outstanding Book Award

Awardees

Fernandez, A. and Lutz, C. (2015). Schooled: Ordinary, Extraordinary Teaching in an Age of Change. TC Press.

Iorio, J.M. & Parnell, W. (Eds.) (2015). Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.

Laura, C. (2014). Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School to Prison Pipeline. TC Press.

McLaren, P. (2015). Pedagogy of Insurrection: From Resurrection to Revolution. Peter Lang.

Nunez, I., Michie, G., and Konkol, P. (2015) Worth Striking For: Why Education Policy is Every Teacher’s Concern. TC Press

Schubert, W., He, M. F., and Schultz, B. (2015). The SAGE Guide to Curriculum in Education. SAGE.

Sullivan, S. (2014). Good White People. The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism. SUNY Press

Waks, L. (Ed.) (2015). Listening to Teach: Beyond Didactic Pedagogy. SUNY Press

Honorable Mention

Aviles, A. (2015). From Charity to Equity: Race, Homelessness, and Urban Schools. TCPress.

Gerstl-Pepin, C and Reyes, C. (2015). Reimagining the Public Intellectual in Education. Peter Lang.

Laird, Susan. (2015). Mary Wollstonecraft. Bloomsbury.

Oberg de la Garza, T. Lavigne, A. (2015). Salsa Dancing in Gym Shoes: Exploring Cross-Cultural Missteps in the Classroom.

O’Hara, K.E. [Ed.] (2014) Teacher evaluation: The Charge and the Challenges. Peter Lang.

 
2015 Outstanding Book Award
 
Awardees

Jean Anyon. Radical Possibilities: Public Policy, Urban Education, and a New Social Movement. Routledge.

Alan Block. The Classroom: Encounter and Engagement. Palgrave.

Noah De Lissovoy. Education and Emancipation in the Neoliberal Era. Palgrave.

Sonia Nieto. Why we teach now. New York: Teachers College Press.

Isabel Nunez, Crystal Laura, & Rick Ayers. Diving In: Bill Ayers and the Art of Teaching into the Contradiction. New York: Teachers College Press.

Honorable Mentions

Conra Gist. Preparing Teachers of Color to Teach. Palgrave.

Kate Phillippo.  Advisory in Urban High Schools: A Study of Expanded Teacher Roles. Palgrave.

2014 Outstanding Book Award
Awardees
 
Robert Lake and Tricia Kress, Paulo Freire’s Intellectual Roots: Towards Historicity in Praxis
Philip Atbach, Gregory Androushchak, Liz Reisberg, and Maria Yudkevich, The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession: The BRICs and the United States
Kerry T. Burch, Democratic Transformations: Eight Conflicts in the Negotiation of American Identity
Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Class Rules: Exposing Inequality in American High Schools
 
Simone Weil Davis and Barbara Sherr Roswell,  Turning Teaching Inside Out: A Pedagogy of Transformation for Community- Based Education
Melissa Valiska Gregory, Teaching Excellence in Higher Education
Daisaku Ikeda, America Will Be!: Conversations on Hope, Freedom, and Democracy
James C. Jupp, Becoming Teachers of Inner-City Students: Life Histories and Teacher Stories of Committed White Teachers
John Kuhn, Fear and Learning in America: Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education
Alexander J. Means, Schooling in the Age of Austerity: Urban Education and the Struggle for Democratic Life
Richard D. Osguthorpe and Matthew N. Sanger, The Moral Work of Teaching and Teacher Education: Preparing and Supporting Practitioners
Micah Uetricht, Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity

 

2013 Outstanding Book Award

Awardees

Burch

Kerry Burch, Democratic Transformations: Eight Conflicts in the Negotiation of American Identity (Bloomsbury)

Cookson

Peter Cookson, Jr., Class Rules: Exposing Inequality in American High Schools (TC Press)

2012 Inaugural Winners

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Rud, A. G., & Garrison, Jim (eds). (2012). Teaching with reverence: Reviving an ancient virtue for today’s schools. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Zhao, Y. (2012).   World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press 

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Breault, D. A. & Callejo Perez, D. M. (2012). The Red Light in the Ivory Tower: Contexts and Implications of Entrepreneurial Education, Peter Lang.

 

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Michie, G. (2012). We Don’t Need Another Hero: Struggle, Hope and Possibility in the Age of High-Stakes Schooling. Teachers College Press.

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Cameron, J. (2012). Canaries reflect on the mine: Dropouts’ stories of schooling. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

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Schultz, B. D. (Ed.). (2011). Listening to and learning from students. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

 

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Ramirez, L.G., Flores, Y., Gamboa, M., Gonzalez, I., Perez, V., Ramirez-Castaneda, M., & Vital, C. (2011). Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago. University of Illinois Press.