Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy
Motoko Akiba is an expert on teacher policy and reform, including teacher professional development, teacher evaluation, and teacher compensation. She conducts policy and leadership research on the state and school district supports associated with improvement of the teaching profession in the U.S. as well as other countries.
Associate Professor in School of Teacher Education
Jakubowski is interested in both general teacher education and development and the infusion of technology into mathematics teaching and learning, and ways to ensure mathematics equity. She taught mathematics and computer science for four years at the middle grades level and has also taught in summer programs for high school students. Her research interests include teacher education learning and development, policy issues in teacher education, and equity.
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
Rutledge is an expert in school reform policy effects, educator response to school reform policies, principal and teacher work in context of school reform, teacher quality policy implications and parental influence on school reform.