Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Diversity, Equity + Inclusion in K-12 Education

Current social movements have highlighted the need for primary and secondary education to address systemic barriers and challenges affecting students from underrepresented and underserved communities.

We are interested in scholarship that engages with critical theories and perspectives on issues of race, ethnicity, gender identity, disability, etc. Submitted work can cover a variety of research areas including but not limited to teaching and learning, teacher leadership, STEM education, special education, and digital education.

Submission topics under the framework of DEI could include:

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Intersectionality
  • Socioemotional Learning
  • Differentiation
  • Alternative Assessment Practices
  • COVID-19 Pandemic impacts

Visit the submission guidelines page and submit your work. Manuscripts will undergo a blind peer review.

About the Journal

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership (Online ISSN 2474-7432) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal aimed at educators, administrators, and researchers both formal and informal of all disciplines.

We welcome original articles on action research, case studies, analyses, and literary reviews that explore a variety of topics in education and contribute new insights to the existing literature. We will also accept evidence-based essays, perspective pieces, and informed editorials that are not simply personal accounts or strictly opinions.

JoITL is an open access journal, and does not charge article processing fees or article submission fees.

JoITL is a publication of the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership at N.C. State University. Visit to learn more about our work.

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