In the 19th century, teachers were often provided free housing in the form of a teacherage. In this talk Gregg Garn discusses innovative ways to modernize this idea for the 21st century and improve quality of life for our communities’ best teachers.
Gregg A. Garn, Ph.D., is the Dean of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma and the executive dir
ector of the K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal. He holds the Humphreys Dean’s Chair and the Linda Clarke Anderson Presidential Professorship. He is a professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Dr. Garn is active in several national organizations, including the Politics of Education Association, the University Council for Educational Administration, and the American Educational Research Association. His research agenda centers on school choice, policy development and implementation and the politics of education. He has authored articles in Educational Administration Quarterly, Education and Urban Society, Education Policy Analysis Archives, Journal of School Leadership and Educational Leadership. He has served as PI or Co-PI on projects overseeing over $40 million in grants from various government and private funders. He has wo
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