Association of teacher educators


Call for Applications, Editorship of Action in Teacher Education

Applications are being sought for the Editorship of Action in Teacher Education (ACTION).  ACTION is the official journal of the Association of Teacher Educators and serves as a forum for the scholarly exchange of ideas and research related to the improvement of teacher education at all levels.

ACTION is published quarterly by Taylor and Francis.

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 willing to serve a three-year term as Editor.

Deadline: January 8, 2018

Preferred Qualifications

    • Editing experience, e.g., assistant/associate editor, guest editor, and reviewer for national and international publications
    • Organizational and communication skills
    • Resources and sufficient time to edit four issues per year
    • Guaranteed institutional support, including access to staff and resource assistance
    • Significant publication record; and
    • Active member of ATE for at least three years

Guidelines for Submitting Applications

Applications for the Editorship of ACTION should address the key questions identified below. The Professional Journal Committee and Association of Teacher Educators Board of Directors must have a clear understanding of the resources and interest within your institution that will be available to host the editorship of ACTION.

Proposals for the Editorship of ACTION must include the following materials:

•    Letter of interest
•    Prospective editorial strategy that addresses the key questions
•    Statement of support from an administrator (department chair or dean) of the  
     applicant’s host institution or organization
•    Current curriculum vitae for each member of the editorial team

Key Questions

•    What is your vision for Action in Teacher Education and how will you fulfill it?
•    Who are the proposed editor and associate editors? What is your level of editorial
•    What qualities make your institution a strong candidate to host the editorship of
     Action in Teacher Education?
•    What types of institutional support may be offered to the editor and associate

Please send all inquiries and applications via e-mail (application attachments) to the following contact person:

Dr. Patricia Swails
Division of Graduate Studies
School of Education
Oakland City University
Oakland City, IN 47660

The deadline for submission of complete applications is January 8, 2018. Applications should be sent as an e-mail attachment to Dr. Patricia Swails. The Professional Journal Committee will review the applications, interview finalists, and make a recommendation to the ATE Board of Directors at the annual ATE conference in Las Vegas, NV (February 16-20, 2018).  Editorial duties will begin February, 2018.

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