Leading and Learning: A Series Introduction with Ernest Morrell
Attention all leaders and aspiring leaders! Join NCTE this spring and summer for a leadership series exploring a variety of timely topics from NCTE-affiliated experts in the field. This series will explore new policy briefs, share how to leverage literacy for advocacy purposes, and discuss issues most top-of-mind for educators that have been dominating the news cycle.
NCTE kicks off its Leading and Learning series with an overview from Ernest Morrell, head of the NCTE James R. Squire Office of Policy Research in English Language Arts. Morrell will introduce this summer’s series, grounded in the Squire Office’s new policy briefs. These briefs will be available on May 30.
Ernest Morrell is the Coyle Professor in Literacy Education and director of the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education, a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, and past president of NCTE. Dr. Morrell has been annually ranked among the top 200 university-based education scholars in the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published by Education Week. He has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters and fifteen books. His scholarly interests include literacy studies, English education, critical pedagogy, media and popular culture, and the African Diaspora.