Tell Me Again, Why Are We Arguing about Professionalism?

Rae Pica with Dr. Stephanie Feeney, Dr. Sue Martin, Sarah Garland

Why is professionalism such a controversial subject among educators? Why is there a raging debate about whether some sectors of the education community qualify as professionals? What does professionalism really mean in the education field and, in practical terms, what does all of this mean to you on the front lines?

Follow on Twitter: @s_garl @bodymindchild @bamradionetwork

Play Episode Subscribe on iTunes
Share 2.2K
December 2, 2011
Episode Guests
Dr. Stephanie Feeney is Professor Emerita of Education at the University of Hawaii.Dr. Sue Martin (CT) is co-author, Perceptions of Professionalism Among Individuals in the Child Care Field and the Coordinator of Teacher Education & 4th Grade Early Childhood Education. Sarah Garland is a staff writer at the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit news organization that focuses on education journalism. She has written for several publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek, and The New York Post.
More from BAM! Radio Network

Leave a comment