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Eckert, J., Ulmer, J., Khatchatryan, E., & Ledesma, P. (under review). Career pathways of teacher leaders: Adding and path-finding new professional roles. The Journal of School Leadership.

Holland, J., Eckert, J., & Allen, M. (in press). From pre-service to teacher leadership: Meeting the future in educator preparation. Association of Teacher Educators Yearbook XXIII.

Eckert, J. (2014, October) Teach like a novice: Classroom management lessons from beginning teachers. Phi Delta Kappan, 96(2), 13-18. Retrieved from http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/96/2/13.full

Eckert, J. (2014). Christian liberal arts teacher preparation for 21st century students. Religion & Education.  Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15507394.2013.864203

Eckert, J. & Kohl, K. (2013, October). Beyond Buy-In: Implementing the Common Core State Standards. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(2), 80.

Eckert, J. (2013, February). Increasing educator effectiveness: Lessons learned from selected TIF sites. A report for Capitol Hill prepared with funding from the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.niet.org/assets/increasing-educator-effectiveness-lessons-learned-from-teacher-incentive-fund-sites.pdf

Egeland, P., & Eckert, J. (2012). Mentoring: A unique opportunity for liberal arts teacher preparation. AILACTE Journal 9(2), 49-64. 

Eckert, J., & Byrd, A. (2012, December). Back to the classroom: A way forward. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(4), 49-52.

Eckert, J. (2012). Assessment in the Christian school: The need for data informed decision-making. In T. Wiens (Ed.) Building a Better School.

Berry, B. & Eckert, J. (2012). Creating teacher incentives for school excellence and equity. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. Retrieved from http://nepc.colorado.edu/publication/creating-teacher-incentives

Eckert, J. (2011, December). Teachers and faith. Phi Delta Kappan, 93(4), 20-23.

Eckert, J. (Ed.). (2011). Labor management relationships as a vehicle to advance reform: Findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s Labor Management Conference. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/labor-management-collaboration/district-case-studies.

Eckert, J. (2011). Science education. Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Available at http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780199756810/obo-9780199756810-0036.xml

Eckert, J. (2011, February 18). Advancing student achievement through labor-management collaboration: District background information. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/labor-management-collaboration/conference/district-background-information

Eckert, J. (2011, January 25). Teachers and nanny-cams: Compliance vs. trust. Washington Post. Retrieved from http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/teacher-assessment/teachers-and-nanny-cams-compli.html

Eckert, J. (2010, November 10). Friends to teachers at the U.S. Department of Education? Education Week, 30(11), 26-27.

Eckert, J. (2010). Performance-based compensation: Design and implementation at six teacher incentive fund sites. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. White paper funded by The Gates Foundation and The Joyce Foundation ($44,000) prepared for Capitol Hill legislators and staffers. Retrieved from http://www.joycefdn.org/content.cfm/performance-based-compensation?pagep=programs%2Deducation

Eckert, J., Culbertson, J. Shoff, S. (Eds.) (2010). Voices from the field: Teachers describe their experience with a bold system of reform. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.tapsystem.org/publications/voices_from_the_field.pdf

Eckert, J. (2010, Spring). Compensation and collaboration: Comprehensively improving teaching effectiveness. Voices in Urban Education, 27, 24-34. Brown University: The Annenberg Institute for School Reform. Retrieved from http://www.annenberginstitute.org/VUE/wp-content/pdf/VUE27_Eckert.pdf

Eckert, J. & Dabrowski, J. (2010, May). Should value-added measures be used for performance pay? Phi Delta Kappan, 91(8), 88-92.

Eckert, J. (2009). More than widgets: TAP a systematic approach to increased teaching effectiveness. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. Retrieved from http://www.tapsystem.org/resources/resources.taf?page=ffo_rpts_eckert

Eckert, J. (2008, June). Trends in mathematics and science study: International accountability and implications for science instruction. Research in Comparative and International Education, 3(2), 202-210. Retrieved from http://www.wwwords.co.uk/rss/abstract.asp?j=rcie&aid=3286

Invited Presentations

Eckert, J. (2014, August 24-25). Assessment-driven instruction. Facilitated workshop for the K-12 faculty of Life Christian Academy. Tacoma, WA.

Eckert, J. (2014, August 26). Assessment-driven instruction. Facilitated workshop for the K-12 faculty of Stillwater Christian Academy. Kalispell, MT.

Eckert, J. (2014, August 6). Teacher evaluation: Putting it all together. Webinar presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2014, June 26). Assessment for consequential decisions. Peabody Professional Institute. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2014, June 11). Common core policy overview. Webinar presented through a collaboration of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality as part of the Teacher Leadership Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2014, April 24-25). Assessment. Workshop provided to 21 schools on developing effective assessment systems. Council on Educational Standards and Accountability, Wheaton, IL.

Eckert, J., Ulmer, J., Khachatryan, E., & Ledesma, P. (2014, April 5). Career pathways of teacher leaders involved in federal policy. American Association of Education Research Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Eckert, J. & Ginsberg, R. (2014, March 2). Teacherpreneurs and the future of teaching. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. Indianapolis, IN.

Eckert, J. (2014, February 21). Higher education and federal policy. Wheaton College humanities brown bag symposium. Wheaton, IL.

Eckert, J. (2013, December 3). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching. Presentation to leadership team at Delaware County Christian Schools. Philadelphia, PA.

Eckert, J. (2013, September 13). Improving teaching and learning through assessment. Full-day presentation to Evangelical Christian School K-12 faculty. Memphis, TN.

Eckert, J. (2013, June 26). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching and learning. Peabody Professional Institute. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2013, March 19). Determining the potential of a Christian liberal arts teacher preparation program for 21st century students. Faith and learning paper shared with the Wheaton College Board of Visitors. Wheaton, IL.

Eckert, J. (2013, February 18). Developing your voice: Using research and experience. Webinar presented to members of the Illinois New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2013, January 13). Creating teacher incentives for school excellence and equity. Keynote presentation to the Northeast Florida Education Consortium. Gainesville, FL.

Eckert, J. (2012, November 19). What value do value-added measures add? Presentation to the faculty of Little Rock Christian Academy. Little Rock, AR.

Eckert, J. (2012, November 19). How do we identify effective teaching? Presentation to the faculty of Little Rock Christian Academy. Little Rock, AR.

Eckert, J. (2012, November 19). Current trends in public and private education. Presentation to the faculty of Little Rock Christian Academy. Little Rock, AR.

Eckert, J. (2012, October 29). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching. Presentation to board members, administrators, and teachers at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Cincinnati, OH.

Eckert, J., Khachatryan, E., & Cloud, J. (2012, August 2). Engaging teacher leaders. Strategy session to facilitate collaboration among Teaching Ambassador Fellows. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

Eckert J. (2012, August 1). Strategic compensation. Webinar with the Christian Coalition for Educational Innovation.

Eckert, J. (2012, July 26). Teaching effectiveness. Presentation to Illinois New Millennium Initiative teacher leaders. Bloomington, IL.

Eckert, J. (2012, July 18). Research, advocacy, or propaganda? Presentation to the Center for Teaching Quality Teacher Advisory Board. Center for Teaching Quality: Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2012, June 29). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for effective teaching and learning. Peabody Professional Institute, Vanderbilt University: Nashville, TN.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 27). Using Research Well. Presentation to teacher leaders and researchers at the Center for Teaching Quality. Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 14). How labor management relationships advance reforms: Findings from 12 districts. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia.

Eckert, J. (2012, April 2). Implementing the Common Core: Opportunities for Colorado teachers. Webinar presented to the Teacher Leadership Network and New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. (2012, March 8). Teacher preparation.  Webinar for the U.S. Department of Education with NCATE and NCTQ.

Eckert, J., Boyce, A., Canfield, A., Fojtik, E., Fittz, L. (2012, February 17). Determining the potential of a liberal arts teacher preparation program for 21st century students. Presentation with mentoring students at The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Eckert, J. (2012, January 26). Understanding the common core. Presentation to teacher leaders at the Center for Teaching Quality. Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2011, October 17). What value do value-added measures add? Keynote presentation at the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability / Paideia Symposium in Itasca, IL.

Eckert, J. (2011, October 17). Strategic compensation as a component of well-aligned resources. Presentation at the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability / Paideia Symposium in Itasca, IL.

Eckert, J. (2011, September 17). Implementing the common core. Presentation to National Board Certified Teachers at the Center for Teaching Quality. Carrboro, NC.

Eckert, J. (2011, June 14). Strategic compensation: Aligning resources for teaching, learning, and teacher leadership. Paper and webinar presented to the Teacher Leadership Network and New Millennium Initiative.

Eckert, J. & Ellefsen, E. (2011, April 21). Innovation in practice and policy. Webinar presented to the Christian Coalition for Educational Innovation.

Eckert, J. (2011, March 30). Preliminary labor management findings from 12 noteworthy districts. Paper presented to State Chiefs from the 12 Race to the Top states. U.S. Department of Education: Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, December 1). Market incentives for teachers. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 15). Presented paper and was panel moderator: Performance-based Compensation: Where is it working? National Press Club. Washington, DC available at http://tapsystem.org/newsroom/newsroom.taf?page=videos.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 15). Presented paper and was panel moderator: Performance-based Compensation: Where is it working? Capitol Hill – Senate side and U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, November 10). Rewarding teaching and learning. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, September 13). Value-added methods for measuring teaching and learning. Paper and webinar presented to the Florida Education Association.

Eckert, J. (2010, March 21).  Panel moderator: Transforming a school: Success stories from the field. National TAP Conference. Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. (2010, February 19). Emerging leaders panel discussant. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. Atlanta, GA.

Eckert, J. (2009-2010). Re-thinking assessment. A professional development series for Southwest Chicago Christian Schools. Pelos Heights, IL.

Eckert, J. & Miller, T. (2009, April 30). The American recovery and reinvestment act: Saving and creating jobs and reforming education. U.S. Department of Education: Washington, DC.

Eckert, J. & Ciriza Houtchens, B. (2008, November 7). Decision-making in the U.S.: A loosely-coupled system. Presentation to a Chinese delegation of administrators for the U.S.  Department of Education. Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, VA.

Eckert, J. (2008, November 2) Teacher quality: The key to student learning. Presentation to the Education Ministers of the G8 and Broader Middle East North African partnership countries at the fourth annual G8/BMENA Education Ministerial Meeting. Muscat, Oman.

Eckert, J., Dabrowski, J., & Finch, K. (2008, April 18-19) Data-driven decision-making from the perspectives of beginning principals in Jefferson County Public Schools. Louisville, KY and Vanderbilt University.

Other Publications

Eckert, J. (in press). Comprehensive schools, the impact of. Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

Eckert, J. (in press). The establishment clause. Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

Eckert, J. (in press). The free exercise clause. Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

Eckert, J. (in press). John Dewey: Instrumentalism. Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

Eckert, J. (2014, October). Sporting chance. HomeLife, 69(1), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, September). Conference time. HomeLife, 68(12), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, August). Seven lessons for parents. HomeLife, 68(11), 34-35.

Eckert, J. (2014, August). Called to learn. HomeLife, 68(11), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, July). Boredom isn’t an option. HomeLife, 68(10), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, June). Summer learning. HomeLife, 68(9), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, May). Winding down: Inspire your kid to stay the course. HomeLife, 68(8), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, April). What’s your standard? HomeLife, 68(7), 64.

Eckert, J. (2014, March). Bridge the gap: Healthy ways to communicate with your child’s teacher. HomeLife, 68(6), 78.

Eckert, J. (2014, February). 50 million reasons to engage public schools. HomeLife, 68(5), 78.

Eckert, J. (2014, January). Not making the grade: Teaching your kids to fail. HomeLife, 68(4), 78.

Eckert, J. & Ellefsen, E. (2007). “Elementary and Secondary Education 1918-1929.” Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age, New York: M.E. Sharpe Publishers.

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