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Michael D. Eisner College of Education

Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Education Program

Awards and Publications


ACT has been recognized for exemplary teacher preparation through several awards including:


Burstein, N., Wilcoxen, A., Gudoski, P. and Goldman, R. (2011, September). Incorporating neurodevelopmental methodology into teacher preparation: Examining the effectiveness of a collaborative professional development model. In G. Knotts and W. Murawski (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Collaborative Symposium. Symposium conducted at California State University, Northridge.

Lombardi, J., Kretschmer, D., & Burstein, N. (2004).  Moving toward collaborative practices in education.  Academic Exchange Quarterly.

Lombardi, J., Burstein, N., Smith, C., & Cunningham, J.  (2002).  The ACT Program:  Redesigning teacher education to meet urban needs and teacher shortages.  In J. R. Dangel & E. M. Guyton (Eds.), Research on preparing teachers who can meet the needs of all students (pp. 91-114).  Dubuque, IA:  Kendall/Hunt .

Burstein, N., Kretschmer, D., Smith, C., & Gudoski, P.  (1999). Redesigning Teacher Education as a Shared Responsibility of Schools and Universities, Journal of Teacher Education, 50(2), 106-118,