Rick Mintrop is a professor in the Graduate School of Education and faculty director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership for Educational Equity at the University of California, Berkeley. In the field of school improvement, his areas of research are school accountabilty, work motivation, teaching evaluation, university-district partnerships, and continuous quality improvement. His recent book is entitled Design-Based School Improvement: A Practical Guide for Education Leaders (Harvard Education Press, 2016).
Miguel Ordenes is a doctoral candidate in Policy and Organization Studies in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on understanding how self-interest and ethics of service shape teacher commitment to student learning in high poverty schools.
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