Symposium on Educational Research and Practice
XVIII Symposium on Educational Research and Practice
UMass Lowell Graduate School of Education
In April 2013, keynote speaker Susan Moore Johnson presented her research to faculty and students:
"Can teacher evaluation succeed in assisting and assessing teachers?"
Susan Moore Johnson is Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she served as academic dean from 1993 to 1999. She is a member of the National Academy of Education. A former high school teacher and administrator, Susan has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.
Since 1998, she has directed The Project on the Next Generation of Teachers, where researchers study how best to recruit, support and retain a strong teaching force. In 2004, Johnson and colleagues published "Finders and Keepers: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive in Our School" (Jossey-Bass). Recently, Susan Johnson and John P. Papay proposed a new career-based plan for teachers' pay in Redesigning Teacher Pay (Economics Policy Institute).
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