Jan 16, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (ET)
TBA Speakers/Panel: Kate Kedley, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Critical Literacy Technology & Multilingual Education Rowan University Kedley joined Rowan University in 2017 and is an associate professor in the Department of Critical Literacy, Technology, and Multilingual Education. Kedley received a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (Language, Literacy, and Culture), an M.A. from Northern Arizona University (English), and a B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa (English Education). Kedley also holds graduate certificates in professional writing and in gender, women's, and sexuality studies. Kedley is a former secondary English language arts and driver’s education teacher in Iowa, Arizona, and the Central American country of Honduras. At Rowan, Kedley teaches in the pre-service teacher program. Kedley's research centers around critical literacy and education, public engagement, LGBTQ and young adult literature, language education, and social and educational movements in Honduras. Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2Iz8yscAAAAJ&hl=en Rowan Digital Works: https://works.bepress.com/kate-kedley/ TBA TBA Moderators: Christine Gentry, Ph.D. Clinical Assistant Professor New York University Co-Chair, AACTE’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Inclusion Topical Action Group (TAG) Gentry is a clinical assistant professor in the NYU Teacher Residency, where she serves as residency director for the NYC DOE partnership and leads the data, assessment, and continuous improvement efforts of the program. Gentry currently serves on the AACTE Programmatic Advisory Committee on Government Relations and Advocacy and co-chairs the LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Inclusion Topical Action Group (TAG) for AACTE. Before her work in teacher preparation, Gentry taught English, creative writing, and oral storytelling in the public schools of Boston and New York City for thirteen years. Will Coghill-Behrends, Ph.D. Clinical Associate Professor University of Iowa Co-Chair, AACTE’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Inclusion Topical Action Group (TAG) Coghill-Behrends is the associate chair in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa College of Education and a clinical associate professor of multilingual education. He is also co-director of the Baker Teacher Leader Center, where he leads a focus on global education initiatives and educator pathway programs. Coghill-Behrends was a classroom world language teacher, starting his career abroad in Germany, and teaching more recently in Iowa City before moving to the University of Iowa. In his current position, he supports the comprehensive internationalization of the College of Education, including the development of educational opportunities abroad for pre-service teachers to grow in their own global education competency. He is co-chair of the LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Inclusion Topical Action Group (TAG). He is the author of three books on the education job market and search for pre-service teachers and those seeking work in academe, and has presented at numerous conferences at the state, regional, national, and international levels.