Applications are being sought for the Summer 2014 editorship of Action in Teacher Education (ACTION). ACTION is published quarterly by the Association of Teacher Educators and serves as a forum for information exchange related to the improvement of teacher education at all levels. Articles focus on concepts, practices, and research that have implications and applicability for practitioners.
The guest editor(s) will identify a theme pertinent to teacher education and the ATE membership and will work with the Professional Journals Committee to solicit, select, and edit scholarly papers addressing this topic. Recognized scholars in teacher education are sought who are interested in promoting high-quality scholarship within the Journal, who possess strong managerial and organizational skills, and who are able to make the Summer Issue 2014 a priority.
Please send all inquiries and applications via e-mail (application attachments) to the following person:
Dr. Karen Embry-Jenlink, Chair
Professional Journals Committee
Stephen F. Austin State University
Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership
The deadline for submission of complete applications is January 15, 2013. Applications should be sent as an e-mail attachment to Dr. Embry-Jenlink. The Professional Journals Committee will review the applications and select finalists to interview at the annual ATE conference in Atlanta, GA (February 15-19, 2013).
ACTION Guest Editorship Application
I. Summer Issue Theme: Provide a theme for the Summer Issue 2014 and a rationale for its selection, based on trends in teacher education and ATE membership.
II. Editor Qualities: Respond to the criteria listed below by providing personal examples and evidence to support your qualifications as editor.
1. Record of successful editing experience in professional publications.
2. Record of success in scholarly publication.
3. Broad and deep understanding of the proposed theme.
4. Organizational and managerial skills.
5. Commitment to professional objectivity.
6. Time, resources, and opportunity to make editing a high priority.
7. Active member of ATE.
III. Current Vitae: Include a current vitae highlighting professional accomplishments.
IV. Institutional Support: Include a statement of institutional support from dean or higher-level administrator that outlines institutional support for such elements as release time, clerical support, graduate assistant, etc.