Leigh McLean

Assistant Research Professor

School of Education

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Areas of Expertise

  • Research focuses on K-12 teachers’ emotions, characteristics and well-being and how these factors impact their effectiveness and retention.
  • Can speak to key barriers and supports that are most meaningful as teachers progress through their careers.
  • Works with a network of researchers, educational leaders, policymakers and stakeholders to support the U.S. teaching workforce, with a particular focus on supporting new teachers as they enter the field.

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