Profiles in "Teaching and Teacher Education" Expertise Area

  • Robert Kleinsasser is a member of the graduate faculty doctoral interdisciplinary area committees in applied linguistics and learning, literacies and technologies.
  • Deborah Preach's research focuses on supporting and fostering the development of alternatively certified first-year teachers working in urban areas.
  • Amy Papacek's research promotes opportunities to bring together special education and general education policymakers, researchers, practitioners, children, and families to transform the systems of care and education.
  • Photini A. Spanias teaches elementary, special, and bilingual education math methods courses as well as math education courses for pre-service teachers.
  • Frank Serafini is a Professor of Literacy Education and Children's Literature and an award-winning children's picturebook author. His work in multimodal literacies and research has garnered him international acclaim.
  • Mari Koerner is the Founding Director of the Center for the Art and Science of Teaching (CAST) at ASU. Her research focuses on teacher preparation.
  • Peter Rillero's interests focus on science education and include deep conceptual learning, problem-based learning, inquiry, teacher education, program evaluation, international education, and the history of science education.