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Candice McQueen
Dean of the College of Education
Founding Director of the Ayers Institute
for Teacher Learning and Innovation
Associate Professor of Education
615.966.5708
 
Academic Specialties
-- Reading Methods for teachers in elementary
and middle schools
-- Educational policy and leadership
-- Charter schools and entrepreneurship in education
-- Change management
-- Strategic planning
 
Other Topics 
State educational reform plans • Teacher training • STEM teacher training • Improving teacher quality • Decreasing illiteracy in young children • Teacher leadership • Charter schools • Teacher licensure • Demand for teachers in the workforce • Common Core Standards development and implementation • Innovative professional development for teachers • Race to the Top

Education  •  Awards  •  Professional Experience

 

Karen Marklein
Program Director for Professional Learning at Ayers Institute

Karen.Marklein@lipscomb.edu

615.966.1033

Academic Specialties
-- Educational Leadership
-- Public Education

Other Topics
British Literature • P.A.C.E. • Public Education • Educational Leadership • Common Core State Standards • Standards for Professional Learning • TEAM Certified Evaluator and Trainer (Teacher Quality) • Leadership Development • Professional Learning Communities • Instructional Coaching • Data Coaching • Curriculum Development

Education • Awards • Professional Experience • Interesting Information