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About Jane Zeni
Jane Zeni is Associate Professor of
English and Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where
she works with pre-service and inservice teachers. She
directed the Gateway Writing Project from its founding
in 1978 until 1997. Previously, she taught diverse middle and high school students in Philadelphia and in Northern New Mexico. Jane has collaborated with many teacher-led inquiry groups; she has also worked to incorporate action research in her own courses without destroying teacher ownership. Her books and articles have focused on computers and writing and on culturally sensitive teaching. Publications include Writing Lands: Composing with Old and New Writing Tools (NCTE, 1990), Mirror Images: Teaching Writing in Black and White (Krater, Zeni and Cason; Heinemann, 1994) and Ethical Issues
in Practitioner Research (edited for Teachers College Press, 2001).
About Marian Mohr
Marian Mohr is the coauthor of Teacher-Researchers at Work and will also join the conversation as a guest presenter.
Marian M. Mohr was a high school English teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA. She currently assists school systems in establishing and sustaining teacher research groups. She has served as co-director of the Northern Virginia Writing Project and as a trustee of the NCTE Research Foundation. Her publications include articles about the teaching of writing and articles about and of teacher research including Revision: The Rhythm of Meaning.