Marilyn Cochran-Smith is the Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College. She directed the Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction from 1996-2017.
Coming April 2018
Reclaiming Accountability: Teacher Education in Uncertain Times, by Project TEER (Teacher Education and Education Reform)
Marilyn Cochran Smith, Molly Cummings Carney, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, Stephani Burton, Wen-Chia Chang, M. Beatriz Fernández, Andrew F. Miller, Juan Gabriel Sánchez, Megina Baker; Teachers College Press, planned release April 2018.
Dr. Cochran-Smith has written nine books, five of which have won national awards and recognition, and more than 200 articles, chapters, and editorials on teacher education research, practice and policy, social justice, and practitioner research.
May 2018: Keynote Address, Recruiting and Educating the Best Teachers: Policy, Professionalism and Pedagogy, 2018 Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Conference, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, May 17, 2018.
November 2017: "Views from Teacher Education," Session Leader, Measuring a Meaningful Life at The Whole Child Conference, Boston College Lynch School of Education, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. November 15, 2017.
November 2017: "Global Trends and Challenges Facing Teacher Education." Keynote address, "The International Dimension: Constructing 21st Century Norwegian Teacher Education," Faculty of Education and International Studies at Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo, Norway, November 10, 2017.
November 2017: "Democratic Accountability in Teacher Education: Now More Than Ever." Keynote address, National Association of Multicultural Education, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 3, 2017.
October 2017: "Reclaiming Accountability in Teacher Education: Why? Why Now?" Keynote address, Association of Teacher Education in Europe, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 23, 2017.
September 2017: "The Policy Paradigm that is Reshaping Teacher Education." Distinguished lecture, Georgia State University School of Education, Atlanta, Georgia, September 6, 2016.