Sustaining Teachers: Attending to the Best-Loved Self in Teacher Education and Beyond

  • Cheryl J. CraigEmail author
Part of the New Frontiers of Educational Research book series (NFER)


While much research has been produced around what policy makers and theorists want preservice and practicing teachers to know and to do, little work has been conducted around what preservice and practicing teachers need in order to feel sustained in the teaching profession. Similarly, much has been written about teacher quality from a distance. However, a paucity of research has concentrated on the conditions essential to nurturing the qualities of the best-loved self of teachers along the career continuum.


Teacher Education Preservice Teacher Science Teacher Experienced Teacher Practice Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Houston Endowment Endowed Chair of Urban Education, Department of Teaching, Learning and CultureTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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