Our newest ISR faculty member Dr. George Yancey, speaking to the @BaylorIFL conference on the Character of the Univ… https://t.co/EZRSQGS9MO
ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd shines light on why many evangelical voters will likely stick by president Trump's side in… https://t.co/1UjZmpDCUV
How Baptists and Catholics Joined Forces to Help Save Thousands of Marriages in Jacksonville, Florida… https://t.co/cZYaFjYVAI
For our friends in the Pennsylvania area, don't miss ISR scholar Philip Jenkins's lecture on October 29th, called "… https://t.co/fqE1vmhTrH
On Oct. 29, ISR's Thomas Kidd will be joined by @ThabitiAnyabwil and @drmoore for a discussion of Kidd's new book… https://t.co/YsgXf38oBy
ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd discusses his latest book "Who is an Evangelical?" with journalist and political commentat… https://t.co/gD1SPgMuad
Kurdish evangelicals: Amidst the current war, here's one angle the media isn't getting https://t.co/zSrCLIRmyq @juliaduin @GetReligion
4 Surprises about the Religious Practice of 20-Somethings https://t.co/NljR3nfIy6 @TrevinWax @TGC @OUPAcademic
The Gospel and the Script Doctor https://t.co/0oKuPDNS7w Philip Jenkins via @PatheosEvang @anxious_bench
ISR-affiliated scholars including @profyancey @DrSchnitker @AndreaLTurpin and more are speaking at this week's amaz… https://t.co/ePEYCFFXyZ

Jon Eckert

Jon Eckert
ISR Resident Fellow
Professor of Educational Leadership
Baylor University
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Jon Eckert, Ed.D., is Professor of Educational Leadership, and the Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair for Christians in School Leadership. With the Center for Christian Education, he is developing academies, institutes, improvement communities, and degree programs that serve Christians in diverse school contexts. Dr. Eckert came to Baylor with over two decades of experience in education. He taught outside of Chicago and Nashville for 12 years. After completing his doctorate at Vanderbilt University in 2008, he was selected as a Teaching Ambassador Fellow at the U.S. Department of Education where he worked in both the Bush and Obama administrations on teaching quality issues. Prior to Baylor, Dr. Eckert was a professor at Wheaton College for ten years.

His research interests include collective leadership, teaching effectiveness, evaluation, and strategic compensation. Dr. Eckert has conducted research for the U.S. Department of Education, the Carnegie Foundation, the National Network of State Teachers of the Year, the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, and the Center for Teaching Quality. He has worked with public and independent schools to develop leadership and systems that improve outcomes for students.

He is the author of The novice advantage: Fearless practice for every teacher (Corwin, 2016) and Leading together: Teachers and principals improving student outcomes (Corwin, 2018), book chapters, and numerous peer-reviewed articles. He has written and presented white papers on Capitol Hill and the National Press Club and has been invited to present all over the U.S. and as far away as Muscat, Oman at a G8-Broader Middle East Summit for education ministers.

 

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