Essays in Education


In an educational and political climate where subject matter is valued even more highly than teacher education in the preparation of “highly qualified teachers,” it is imperative that teacher educators and faculty in the content area disciplines work collaboratively in this preparation. Within the culture of higher education, such a positive relationship at many institutions is not always the case. This article explores the factors that have contributed to the forging of an effective partnership between the Secondary Education Program and the disciplines at one university, with the intent of helping others to foster a similar partnership at their institutions.

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