Assistant Professor, Teaching and LearningTamara Sober, Ph.D. [View Image]
Sustainable shared investment models for teacher residencies, teacher retention, teacher agency, critical economics for the social studies classroom.
Prepared to Teach. A Cargill Foundation grant funded learning agenda developed by a national collaboration of IHEs and local school divisions on sustainable, shared investment funding models for teacher residencies.
Sober, T. L. (2017). Teaching about economics and moneyed interests in 21st century democracy. In C. Wright-Maley & T. Davis (Eds.), Teaching for Democracy in An Age of Economic Disparity (93-112). New York: Routledge.
Senechal, J., Sober, T., Hope, S., Johnson, T., Burkhalter, F., Castelow, T., ... & Robinson, R. (2016). Understanding Teacher Morale: A Report of the Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education, Richmond, Va.
Dr. Tamara Sober, assistant professor in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Education, teaches in the Center for Teacher Leadership’s Richmond Teacher Residency program. Dr. Sober has over 20 years of experience in teacher advocacy and teacher leadership at the local, state and national level. Her scholarship includes social justice education, critical economics for the social studies classroom, and teacher agency. Her passion: recruiting, preparing, supporting and advocating for teachers! Dr. Sober, a life-long Virginia resident, is committed to elevating the teaching profession through: sustainable, shared investment models for teacher residencies; and local organizing efforts to collectively build teacher voice, agency and power. Check out: Teaching Economics As If People Mattered, Understanding Teacher Morale, and Wise Choices? The Economics Discourse of a High School Economics and Personal Finance Course