FORUM for WORLD EDUCATION FEBRUARY 23rd, 2021 Zoom Webinar
THEME: The Future of Teacher Education
8:30 am EST
|Introduction to FWE||Susan Sclafani, FWE Steering Committee Member, Founder Susan Sclafani Consulting Former Assistant Secretary Of Education.|
|Michael Feuer, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution.|
|45 min||Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus, Stanford University, President of the Learning Policy Institute, and President of the California State Board of Education.
Ken Zeichner, Boeing Professor of Teacher Education Emeritus, University of Washington.
|45 min||Discussion||CHUA Yen Ching, Deputy Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education and Executive Director at the Academy of Singapore Teachers.
Lynn Gangone, Dr. Lynn M. Gangone, Ed.D., AACTE President & CEO.
Ingrid Gogolin, Universität Hamburg – Professor General, Intercultural and International Comparative Education.
Susan K. Sclafani is a creative, high-energy, accomplished leader, manager, collaborator, and organizer in the educational arena at the local, state, national and international levels.
Michael Feuer is Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution.
Prior to joining George Washington University, Dean Feuer was executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Research Council of the National Academies, where he worked for 17 years. Feuer consults regularly to educational institutions and government in the US, Israel, Europe, and the Middle East. He has published in education, economics, and policy journals and has had reviews, essays, and poems in newspapers and magazines in Washington, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and New York. He is also the host of the education podcast EdFix.
Dean Feuer is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Educational Research Association. He is Immediate Past President of the National Academy of Education and Institution and in 2014 was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Board for Education Sciences.
Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus, Stanford University, President of the Learning Policy Institute, and President of the California State Board of Education.
Professor Darling-Hammond founded the Stanford in Center for Opportunity Policy Education and served as faculty sponsor for the Stanford Teacher Education Program, which she helped to redesign. She is past president of the American Educational Research Association and recipient of its awards for Distinguished Contributions to Research, Lifetime Achievement, Research Review, and Research-to-Policy. She is also a member of the American Association of Arts and Sciences and of the National Academy of Education.
From 1994–2001, she was executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, whose 1996 report What Matters Most: Teaching for America’s Future was named one of the most influential reports affecting U.S. education in that decade. She is currently President of the California State Board of Education. Among her more than 600 publications are a number of award-winning books, including The Right to Learn, Teaching as the Learning Profession, Preparing Teachers for a Changing World and The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment will Determine our Future.
Ken Zeichner is the Boeing Professor of Teacher Education Emeritus, University of Washington.
Professor Zeichner’s research has examined different aspects of teacher education in the U.S.A. and beyond. His teaching and research focus broadly on understanding the approaches to improving teacher education. Most recently his focus has been on creating different models of hybrid teacher education and examining the evidence related to the efficacy of different pathways into teaching. Before joining the faculty at the University of Washington, Professor Zeichner spent 33 years on the faculty in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In that role, he directed a professional development school partnership involving the School of Education, Madison School District and Madison Teachers’ Incorporated. He also worked closely supporting the Madison School’s Classroom Action Research Network for 25 years.
He is a member of National Academy of Education and a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. He has worked on teacher education issues in many parts of the world, most notably in Namibia (1994-2004).
Chua Yen Ching is Deputy Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education and Executive Director at the Academy of Singapore Teachers
Mrs. Chua-Lim Yen Ching started her teaching career as a biology and chemistry teacher at Dunman Secondary School and subsequently rose to Head of the school. She held leadership positions in various schools, including Principal of Zhonghua Secondary School which she led to autonomous status. Prior to assuming her current position in 2014, she served as Deputy Director and then Director for Curriculum and Planning within the Sciences Branch of the MOE.
Mrs. Chua received the Sng Yew Chong Medal for the Diploma in Education Programme in 1981 and the Ruth Wong Medal for the Diploma in Education Administration Programme in 1993. In recognition of her service to education, she was awarded the Public Administration Bronze Medal in 2000 and Public Administration Silver Medal in 2007.
Lynn Gangone is the President & CEO of AACTE.
Dr. Gangone began her career in education working on Carl Perkins Vocational Equity grants, working through the New York State Education Department, and later, New Jersey, developing and delivering PK-12 professional development to teachers and guidance counselors. Later, as vice president of the Maryland Independent College and University Association, she led the association’s academic policy and related lobbying work, with specific oversight of teacher education and education accreditation. She has held faculty appointments at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (DC) and at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education.
Prior to her appointment as president and CEO of AACTE, she served as vice president at the American Council on Education (ACE), where she and her team guided ACE’s suite of programs, products, and services for current and future leaders. She served as dean of Colorado Women’s College, University of Denver. She has also served as executive director of the National Association for Women in Education, and as vice president of development, as well as vice president/dean of students, at Centenary University (NJ).
She is also a member of the Colorado and Washington, DC, chapters of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and has served the IWF Leadership Foundation as a fellows mentor. She has received include Twenty-Five Most Powerful Women in Colorado, Women of Distinction—Girl Scouts of Colorado, Women Making History—Colorado Black Women for Political Action, Diamond Honoree—American College Personnel Association, and the Ursula Laurus Alumnae Award from the College of New Rochelle.
|1968||Abitur (High school diploma)|
|Following high school, journalism traineeship with the NRZ (Neue Rhein/Ruhr-Zeitung) newspaper in Essen|
|bis 1974||Co-owner of advertising agency in Dusseldorf until 1974|
|1974 bis 1978||Studied to become a teacher in secondary education (Rheinland Teachers? College und University of Dusseldorf) with concentrations in German as a second language and English|
|1978 bis 1980||Mandatory internship in a Dusseldorf school (Second State Examination 1980)|
|1980 bis 1982||Diploma of Education Programme at the University of Essen (Diploma of Education 1982)|
|1987||Doctorate, Dr. Phil. in Hamburg with the thesis Educational Goal: Bilingualism. Contours of a Language Teaching Concept for Multicultural Schools?|
|1991||Habilitation. Title of postdoctoral thesis: The Monolingual Habitus of the Multilingual School|
|1994 bis 1998||1994 to 1998: Member of the executive board of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (German Society of Educational Science); 1998 to 2002: President of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (German Society of Educational Science)|
|2004 bis 2009||President of the European Educational Research Association EERA|
|2009 bis 2010||President of the World Education Research Association (WERA); 2010 to 2012: Immediate Past President of WERA|
|2013||Honorary doctorate (Dr. phil. h.c.) awarded by the Technological University of Dortmund, Germany.|
|since 2013||Member of the Kompetenzzentrum Nachhaltige Universität KNU der Universität Hamburg|
|2016 bis 2018||President-Elect of the World Education Research Association (WERA)|
|2016 bis 2019||DFG Review Board member German Research Foundation – DFG|
|2017||Honorary doctorate (Dr. Dr. h.c. mult.) awarded by the National and Kapodistrian Unversity of Athens|
|2018 bis 2020||President of the World Education Research Association (WERA)|
|2020 bis 2022||‘Immediate Past President’ World Education Research Association (WERA)|