Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions (Paperback)
Programs, Policies, and Social Justice
Rutgers University Press, 9780813588650, 206pp.
Publication Date: March 21, 2017
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The first of its kind, Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions brings together innovative work from the family of institutions known as minority-serving institutions: Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions. The book moves beyond a singular focus on teacher racial diversity that has characterized scholarship and policy work in this area. Instead, it pushes for scholars to consider that racial diversity in teacher education is not simply an end in itself but is, a means to accomplish other goals, such as developing justice-oriented and asset-based pedagogies.
About the Author
EMERY PETCHAUER is an associate professor of English and teacher education at Michigan State University, in East Lansing, where he also coordinates the English education program. He is the author of Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives.
LYNNETTE MAWHINNEY is an associate professor of urban education at The College of New Jersey in Ewing. She is the author of We Got Next: Urban Education and the Next Generation of Black Teachers.
Praise For Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions: Programs, Policies, and Social Justice…
"Petchauer and Mawhinney's Teacher Education across MSIs is the first book to include the voices of MSI scholars on the topic of teacher education at MSIs. These institutions are vital to ensuring a diverse teaching force in the U.S."
— Marybeth Gasman
“With wide-ranging implications for higher education policy, Teacher Education across Minority Serving Institutions is honest and optimistic about transforming teaching practice through MSI teacher prep programs. Its grounded perspectives, intelligent analyses, and compelling narratives make this book an insightful read and a valuable contribution to higher education literature.”
— Ivory Toldson, Ph.D.