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Smylie, M. & Eckert, J. (under review). Beyond superheroes and advocacy: Teacher leadership development for school improvement. Journal of School Leadership.

Eckert, J. (forthcoming). The novice advantage: Fearless practice for every teacher. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Eckert, J. (forthcoming). Student growth measures: A view from the classroom. In Kappler-Hewitt, K. & Amrein-Beardsley, A. (Eds.), Student growth measures in policy and practice: Intended and unintended consequences of high-stakes teacher evaluations. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Eckert, J., Ulmer, J., Khatchatryan, E., & Ledesma, P. (2015). Career pathways of teacher leaders: Adding and path-finding new professional roles. Professional Development in Education. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/gMjxwFuASnedYH5XmzJJ/full

Eckert, J. (2015). “Science Education.” Oxford Bibliographies in Education. Ed. Patrick Schuermann. New York: Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199756810/obo-9780199756810-0036.xml?rskey=z9nHXZ&result=107

Holland, J., Eckert, J., & Allen, M. (2014). From pre-service to teacher leadership: Meeting the future in educator preparation. Action in Teacher Education, 36(5-6), 433-445. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01626620.2014.977738

Eckert, J. (2014, October). Teach like a novice: Classroom management lessons from beginning teachers. Phi Delta Kappan, 96(2), 13-18. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/96/2/13.short

Eckert, J. (2014). Christian liberal arts teacher preparation for 21st century students. Religion & Education, 41(2), 207-219. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15507394.2013.864203#.VDv__77ds0Y

Eckert, J. & Kohl, K. (2013, October). Beyond Buy-In: Implementing the Common Core State Standards. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(2), 80. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/95/2/80.abstract

Eckert, J. (2013, February). Increasing educator effectiveness: Lessons learned from selected TIF sites. A report for Capitol Hill prepared with funding from the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED556324.pdf

Egeland, P., & Eckert, J. (2012). Mentoring: A unique opportunity for liberal arts teacher preparation. AILACTE Journal 9(2), 49-64. Retrieved from http://www.ailacte.org/images/uploads/general/AILACTE_Journal_Fall_2013.pdf

Eckert, J., & Byrd, A. (2012, December). A different kind of education gap. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(4), 49-52. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/94/4/49.abstract

Eckert, J. (2012). Assessment in the Christian school: The need for data informed decision-making. In Wiens & Wiens (Eds.) Building a Better School. Stony Brook, NY: Paideia Press.

Berry, B. & Eckert, J. (2012). Creating teacher incentives for school excellence and equity. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. Retrieved from http://nepc.colorado.edu/publication/creating-teacher-incentives

Eckert, J. (2011, December). Teachers and faith. Phi Delta Kappan, 93(4), 20-23. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/93/4/20.abstract

Eckert, J. (Ed.). (2011). Labor management relationships as a vehicle to advance reform: Findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s Labor Management Conference. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?q=Jonathan+Eckert&id=ED533724

Eckert, J. (2011). Science education. Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780199756810/obo-9780199756810-0036.xml

Eckert, J. (2011, February 18). Advancing student achievement through labor-management collaboration: District background information. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/labor-management-collaboration/conference/district-background-information

Eckert, J. (2011, January 25). Teachers and nanny-cams: Compliance vs. trust. Washington Post. Retrieved from http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/teacher-assessment/teachers-and-nanny-cams-compli.html

Eckert, J. & Raymond, J. (2010, November 10). Friends to teachers at the U.S. Department of Education? Education Week, 30(11), 26-27. Retrieved from http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/11/10/11eckert.h30.html

Eckert, J. (2010). Performance-based compensation: Design and implementation at six teacher incentive fund sites. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. White paper funded by The Gates Foundation and The Joyce Foundation ($44,000) prepared for Capitol Hill legislators and staffers. Retrieved from http://www.niet.org/newsroom/whats-on-tap/view/89

Eckert, J., Culbertson, J. Shoff, S. (Eds.) (2010). Voices from the field: Teachers describe their experience with a bold system of reform. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.tapsystem.org/publications/voices_from_the_field.pdf

Eckert, J. (2010, Spring). Compensation and collaboration: Comprehensively improving teaching effectiveness. Voices in Urban Education, 27, 24-34. Brown University: The Annenberg Institute for School Reform. Retrieved from http://vue.annenberginstitute.org/sites/default/files/issues/VUE27.pdf

Eckert, J. & Dabrowski, J. (2010, May). Should value-added measures be used for performance pay? Phi Delta Kappan, 91(8), 88-92. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/91/8/88.abstract

Eckert, J. (2009). More than widgets: TAP a systematic approach to increased teaching effectiveness. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.tapsystem.org/resources/resources.taf?page=ffo_rpts_eckert

Eckert, J. (2008, June). Trends in mathematics and science study: International accountability and implications for science instruction. Research in Comparative and International Education, 3(2), 202-210. Retrieved from http://www.wwwords.co.uk/rss/abstract.asp?j=rcie&aid=3286

Invited Presentations

Eckert, J. (2016, February 2). Research, advocacy, or propaganda? Zoom presentation to teacher leadership cohort at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Eckert, J. (2016, January 27). Strategic instruction. Timothy Christian School, Elmhurst, IL.

Eckert, J. (2016, January 27). Common Core policy overview. Webinar presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2015, November 21). Student growth measures: A view from the classroom. University Council on Educational Administration Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Eckert, J. & Smylie, M. (2015, November 20). Beyond superheroes and advocacy: Teacher leadership development for school improvement. University Council on Educational Administration Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Eckert, J. (2015, July 14-15). Year 1 teacher leadership and compensation implementation survey report. Bettendorf Community School District, Bettendorf, IA.

Eckert, J. (2015, June 25). Fearless failure. Peabody Professional Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2015, April 20). School improvement lessons learned from Teacher Incentive Fund sites. American Association of Educational Research Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Eckert, J. (2015, February 13). Teaching science as inquiry. Hands-on science professional development day for Delaware Country Christian School, Newtown Square, PA.

Eckert, J. & Smylie, M. (2014, November 22). Conditions for leadership in learning organizations. University Council on Educational Administration Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J., Ulmer, J., & Khachatryan, E. (2014, November 21). Adders and pathfinders: The expansion of leadership roles across education. University Council on Educational Administration Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2014, October 20-21). Re-designing leadership work for innovation. Facilitated workshop for 25 school leaders. Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.

Eckert, J. (2014, October 20). Using evidence well. Two webinars presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative with teacher leaders in Mississippi and Iowa.

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Eckert, J. (2014, August 24-25). Assessment-driven instruction. Facilitated workshop for the K-12 faculty of Life Christian Academy, Tacoma, WA.

Eckert, J. (2014, August 26). Assessment-driven instruction. Facilitated workshop for the K-12 faculty of Stillwater Christian Academy, Kalispell, MT.

Eckert, J. (2014, August 6). Teacher evaluation: Putting it all together. Webinar presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative.

Eckert J. (2014, July 16-18). Using evidence for teacher leadership. Facilitated session for the Center for Teaching Quality’s Rising Leaders, Carrboro, NC.  

Eckert, J. (2014, June 26). Assessment for consequential decisions. Peabody Professional Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2014, June 11). Common core policy overview. Webinar presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2014, April 24-25). Assessment. Workshop provided to 21 schools on developing effective assessment systems. Council on Educational Standards and Accountability, West Chicago, IL.

Eckert, J., Ulmer, J., Khachatryan, E., & Ledesma, P. (2014, April 5). Career pathways of teacher leaders involved in federal policy. American Association of Educational Research Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Eckert, J. & Ginsberg, R. (2014, March 2). Teacherpreneurs and the future of teaching. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Eckert, J. (2014, February 21). Higher education and federal policy. Wheaton College Humanities Symposium, Wheaton, IL.

Eckert, J. (2013, December 3). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching. Presentation to leadership team at Delaware County Christian Schools, Philadelphia, PA.

Eckert, J. (2013, September 13). Improving teaching and learning through assessment. Full-day professional development for K-12 faculty. Evangelical Christian School, Memphis, TN.

Eckert, J. (2013, June 26). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching and learning. Peabody Professional Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2013, February 18). Developing your voice: Using research and experience. Webinar presented to members of the Illinois New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2013, January 13). Creating teacher incentives for school excellence and equity. Keynote presentation to the Northeast Florida Education Consortium, Gainesville, FL.

Eckert, J. (2012, November 19). How do we identify effective teaching: What value do value-added measures add? Presentation to the faculty of Little Rock Christian Academy, Little Rock, AR.

Eckert, J. (2012, October 29). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching. Presentation to board members, administrators, and teachers at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati, OH.

Eckert, J., Khachatryan, E., & Cloud, J. (2012, August 2). Engaging teacher leaders. Strategy session to facilitate collaboration among Teaching Ambassador Fellows. U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2012, July 26). Teaching effectiveness. Presentation to Illinois New Millennium Initiative teacher leaders, Bloomington, IL.

Eckert, J. (2012, July 18). Research, advocacy, or propaganda? Presentation to the Center for Teaching Quality Teacher Advisory Board. Center for Teaching Quality, Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2012, June 29). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching and learning. Peabody Professional Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 27). Using Research Well. Presentation to teacher leaders and researchers. Center for Teaching Quality, Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 14). How labor management relationships advance reforms: Findings from 12 districts. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 2). Implementing the Common Core: Opportunities for Colorado teachers. Webinar presented to the Teacher Leadership Network and New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2012, March 8). Teacher preparation.  Webinar for the U.S. Department of Education with NCATE and NCTQ.

Eckert, J., Boyce, A., Canfield, A., Fojtik, E., Fittz, L. (2012, February 17). Determining the potential of a liberal arts teacher preparation program for 21st century students. Presentation with mentoring students at The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Eckert, J. (2012, January 26). Understanding the common core. Presentation to teacher leaders. Center for Teaching Quality, Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2011, October 17). What value do value-added measures add? Keynote presentation at the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability / Paideia Symposium, Itasca, IL.

Eckert, J. (2011, October 17). Strategic compensation as a component of well-aligned resources. Presentation at the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability / Paideia Symposium in Itasca, IL.

Eckert, J. (2011, September 17). Implementing the common core. Presentation to National Board Certified Teachers. Center for Teaching Quality, Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2011, June 14). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for teaching, learning, and teacher leadership. Paper and webinar presented to the Teacher Leadership Network and New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2011, March 30). Preliminary labor management findings from 12 noteworthy districts. Paper presented to State Chiefs from the 12 Race to the Top states. U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, December 1). Market incentives for teachers. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 15). Presented paper and was panel moderator: Performance-based Compensation: Where is it working? National Press Club, Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://tapsystem.org/newsroom/newsroom.taf?page=videos.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 15). Presented paper and was panel moderator: Performance-based Compensation: Where is it working? Capitol Hill – Senate side and U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 10). Rewarding teaching and learning. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, September 13). Value-added methods for measuring teaching and learning. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, March 21).  Panel moderator: Transforming a school: Success stories from the field. National TAP Conference, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, February 19). Emerging leaders panel discussant. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Atlanta, GA.

Eckert, J. (2009-2010). Re-thinking assessment. A professional development series for Southwest Chicago Christian Schools, Pelos Heights, IL.

Eckert, J. & Miller, T. (2009, April 30). The American recovery and reinvestment act: Saving and creating jobs and reforming education. U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. & Ciriza Houtchens, B. (2008, November 7). Decision-making in the U.S.: A loosely-coupled system. Presentation to a Chinese delegation of administrators for the U.S.  Department of Education. Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA.

Eckert, J. (2008, November 2) Teacher quality: The key to student learning. Presentation to the Education Ministers of the G8 and Broader Middle East North African partnership countries. Fourth annual G8/BMENA Education Ministerial Meeting, Muscat, Oman.

Eckert, J., Dabrowski, J., & Finch, K. (2008, April 18-19) Data-driven decision-making from the perspectives of beginning principals in Jefferson County Public Schools. Louisville, KY and Vanderbilt University.

Other Publications

Eckert, J. (2015). Comprehensive schools, the impact of. In Encyclopedia of Christian Education. (Vol. 1, pp. 320-321). New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Eckert, J. (2015). The establishment clause. In Encyclopedia of Christian Education. (Vol. 1, pp. 477-478). New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Eckert, J. (2015). The free exercise clause. In Encyclopedia of Christian Education. (Vol. 1, pp. 517-518). New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Eckert, J. & Ellefsen, E. (2007). “Elementary and Secondary Education 1918-1929.” Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age, New York, NY: M.E. Sharpe Publishers.

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