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Jon Eckert

JonEckert
  • Wheaton, IL, US

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Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; Good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher. Parker Palmer

I am a teacher, researcher, and proponent of any policy that supports great teachers.

Professional experience

My current job title: 

Associate Professor of Education

I began this job in: 

2009

Number of students I serve each week (if applicable): 

80

City / town: 

Wheaton

State, province, or region: 

Illinois

Country: 

United States

About my role: 

I work with student teachers.
I teach undergraduate courses.
I teach graduate courses.

PreK–12 experience: 

I have been a PreK–12 classroom teacher.

Years (including this school year) I have been a PreK–12 classroom teacher: 

12

Grade(s) I have taught: 

4th
5th
7th

Subject(s) I have taught at the PreK-12 level: 

English / Language Arts
English Language Learners
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies

Years (including this school year) I have worked in education: 

17

Other professional experience: 

Consultant for the Center for Teaching Quality Washington Teaching Ambassador Fellow, U.S. Department of Education

Professional organizations: 

AERA, PDK

Education and preparation

College/university degrees: 

Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Ed.D. Benedictine University, M. Ed. Wheaton College, B.A.

State certifications, endorsements, or licenses: 

Illinois K-9 Certificate, Tennessee Middle School Science

Accomplishments

Are you a National Board Certified Teacher?: 

No

Leadership roles I play or have played: 

Author of a publication about teaching
Blogger
Conference speaker or panelist
Instructor for a teacher prep program
Interviewee or panelist for the media
Mentor of new teachers
Curriculum developer beyond my classroom
Department chair or team leader
Provider of school-based PD
Afterschool summer activity coordinator
Supervisor of student teacher(s)
Consultant

Professional accomplishments: 

Other honors, awards, and recognitions

Other: 

Washington Teaching Ambassador Fellow AILACTE Junior Scholar Award Wheaton College Junior Faculty Award

Education interests and goals

Other interests: 

Teacher preparation and compensation

What I’m learning about now: 

I am helping to develop tools to help teachers better engage on teacher evaluation for CTQ. I am also researching teacher leadership in federal policymaking, strategic compensation, and teacher preparation. I am always learning from great teachers.

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CTQ Blogger: Beyond Buy-In

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  • Blogger

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