Connor Warner

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Curriculum Vitae




  • PhD. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Kansas
  • M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Texas Tech University
  • B.S.Ed. English (history minor), Montana State University-Billings

Research Interests

  • Teacher Education Policy, Curriculum, & Assessment
  • Middle/Secondary Curriculum (particularly literacy, ELA, and social studies)
  • Native American Education

Recent Publications

  • Warner, C.K. (2016). Constructions of excellent teaching: Identity tensions in preservice English teachers. National Teacher Education Journal, 9(1), 5-15.
  • Warner, C.K. (2016). Contested definitions of excellent teaching: An analysis of the discourse of quality. Journal of Thought, 50(1), 20-36.” to RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Warner, C.K. (2015). A study of state social studies standards for American Indian education. Multicultural Perspectives, 17(3), 1-8.

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Professional Activities:

  • Point person for Teacher Education in the School of Education in relationship to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  • Investigating Learning to Teach as an Interpretive Process, Dean’s Small Grant, UMKC School of Education