Doctoral Candidate, Education Policy, Graduate School of Education
Kailey Spencer is a PhD candidate in education policy at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education. She has broad research interests which span policies and practices that impact public education. Her dissertation research examines student mobility in public schools, with a particular focus on comparing student mobility in traditional public and charter schools. Prior to enrolling at UPenn, Kailey received her BA from Hunter College, of the City University of New York, with concentrations in Social Research in Education and Applied Statistics.
Doctoral Candidate in Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Stuckey is a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in education policy who studies teacher workforce issues, including teacher quality, teacher compensation, and teacher mobility. Before attending the University of Pennsylvania, he taught ninth grade English for five years in Washington, DC. His current research details changes in the teaching workforce overtime and examines how teacher compensation is distributed over instructional areas. For his dissertation, Daniel is examining the career pathways of Teach For America corps members. What are TFA corps member retention rates? What do corps members do if they stop teaching? What factors predict retention in the profession?
Ingersoll, R., Merrill, L., & Stuckey, D. (2014). Seven Trends: The Transformation of the Teaching Force (No. RR-79). Philadelphia: Consortium For Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved from http://www.cpre.org/sites/default/files/workingpapers/1506_seventrendsupdatedoctober2013.pdf
Desimone, L. M. & Stuckey, D. A. (2014). Sustaining teacher professional development. In L. Martin, Krakler, S., & Bauserman, K. (Eds.) Handbook of Professional Development. New York, NY: Guilford.