About the Author
Paul R. Burden is an assistant dean and professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University. Previously, he was a middle-level science teacher in Buffalo, New York, and later earned his doctoral degree at The Ohio State University. His publications include Classroom Management (2013, John Wiley & Sons), Countdown to First Day of School (2006, National Education Association), and Powerful Classroom Management Strategies (2000, Corwin Press). He also served for 11 years as the editor of the Journal of Staff Development. He can be contacted at Kansas State University, 18 Bluemont Hall, Manhattan, Kansas, 66506; (785) 532-5595; and firstname.lastname@example.org.
David M. Byrd is director of the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island (URI). He earned his doctoral degree at Syracuse University. He has authored over 30 articles, books, and chapters. He has served as the Association of Teacher Education’s co-editor of the Teacher Education Yearbook series (2000-20006), chairperson of the Research Committee, and member of the journal board for Action in Teacher Education. Dr. Byrd can be contacted at the University of Rhode Island, 706 Chafee Hall, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881; (401) 8745484; and email@example.com.