Editor's introduction: shaping new models of teacher education

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Author: Thomas Nelson
Date: Spring 2010
From: Teacher Education Quarterly(Vol. 37, Issue 2)
Publisher: Caddo Gap Press
Document Type: Editorial
Length: 804 words
Lexile Measure: 1440L

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The Spring 2010 issue of Teacher Education Quarterly offers a foray into progressive theories, ideas, and practices by a cadre of scholars critically examining these contemporary conceptions in relationship with preparing and retaining teachers in schools, as we know them to be. The collection of articles in this issue represents the diligence and commitment of all those associated with helping make Teacher Education Quarterly the outstanding journal it has become. I applaud the efforts of all the members of the Panel of Readers, the Editorial Board, Associate Editors, and offer a special gratitude to all of the fine scholars and writers who have contributed such formidable work over the years.

We are privileged and honored to have Frances O'Connell Rust open this issue with the theme "Shaping New Models of Teacher Education." Professor Rust has a long and accomplished record of scholarship in the areas of teacher education and early childhood education and has served as a mentor and colleague to me over the years of my editorship with the journal. She also serves on the Teacher Education Quarterly Advisory Board. In the Fall of 2009 my colleagues Dr. Harriett Arnold and Dean Lynn Beck and myself hosted a special faculty/student...

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