Terry R. Berkeley is Associate Professor and Department Chair for Early Childhood Education at Towson State University. He has taught courses in disabilities, program development and evaluation, budgeting and cost analysis, policy analysis, and the politics of education. He served as director of the Egyptian Training Project. His publications can be found in Rural Special Education Quarterly, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, Educational Administration Quarterly, and chapters in various books on education and early childhood education.
J. Bradley Cousins is Associate Professor of Educational Administration at the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa. His research program and graduate teaching reflect a strong commitment to educational field development. Throughout his career he has participated in many funded and unfunded research and development projects in collaboration with teachers and educational administrators. Recent books are Developing Leaders for Future Schools (co-authored with Ken Leithwood and Paul Begely, 1992, Falmer); and Classroom Assessment; Changing the Face; Facing the Change (co-authored with Lorna Earl, 1995, Ontario Public School Teachers Federation).
Lorna Earl is Research Director for the Scarborough Board of Education and a sessional lecturer at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. A leader in the field of assessment and evaluation, she has been widely involved in consultation, research and staff development with teachers' organizations, ministries of education, school boards and charitable foundations. In 1994, she was named 'Distinguished Educator' by OISE. Recent books include Classroom Assessment: Changing the Face; Facing the Change (co-authored with Brad Cousins, 1995, Ontario Public School Teachers Federation); and Triple Transitions: Educating Early Adolescents in the Changing Canadian Context (co-authored with Andy Hargreaves, forthcoming, Falmer).
Michael Huberman is Professor of Education at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and Senior Research Associate at The Network, Inc. Right now, he scuttles between teaching (qualitative data analysis, life histories of administrators), large scale research (multiple case studies in middle-school science, math and technology), and a Spenser grant of special interest here: the effects of interactive dissemination on researchers.
Jean A. King is Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota. Former Director of the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI), her research interests include long-term school change, action research, and evaluation use.