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Call for Book Chapters on the Educator Continuum

We are currently seeking contributing authors for a book with IGI Global, for release in 2022, titled The Educator Continuum and Development for Teachers. This peer-reviewed, edited book is designed to expand upon the body of research related to the educator continuum with a holistic view of teacher development. The theoretical paradigm of the book posits that educators grow in stages and thrive when provided with support at early stages of recruitment into the profession to innovation in teacher education through continued growth in teacher leadership and demonstration of extraordinary leadership as influencers of the profession. This book combines theory, concepts, and research studies that pinpoint facets of the educator continuum, providing researchers with scholarly contributions that advance the profession. 

Education researchers and practitioners are invited to submit a 1,000 to 2,000 word chapter proposal by September 29, 2021. 

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to

  • Grow Your Own initiatives
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in teacher development
  • Stages of teacher development
  • Building leadership capacity in educators
  • Teacher residencies
  • Teacher retention strategies that lead to growth in student learning/achievement
  • Teacher leadership
  • Teacher support/instructional coaching

Authors with accepted chapter proposals will engage in the peer-review process for full chapter submissions.

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Ann Bullock, Elon University
  • Catherine Edmonds, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Alfredo Ramirez, EdActs Global, Inc.
  • David Strahan, Western Carolina University
  • Carolyn Walker Hopp, University of Central Florida
  • Willis Walter, Virginia State University
  • Andrea Whittaker, Career Continuum Consultants 

If you are interested in submitting a chapter by the September 29, 2021 deadline, please view the call for proposals and submit at igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/5510For questions, please contact Bryan Zugelder at zugeldbs@jmu.edu or Mark L’Esperance at lesperme@jmu.edu

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