Right to Learn (R2L)

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Education and Human Development and Director of the Right to Learn Undergraduate Research Collective (R2L). Keeping in mind the “lead activities” of the university—to foster independent thought, to midwife creativity, to humanize—and the way these undertakings are currently imperiled or marginalized (every generation faces this issue), […]

Is there room for creativity and sharing in a professional preparation program?

I help prepare principals and superintendents. Like other educational leadership programs across the country, my program is supposed to prepare teachers and administrators to take on new leadership roles. Students come to us with expectations that they will learn how to be successful in new, usually very challenging, administrative positions. Sometimes we do that well, […]