Craig A. Mertler- Lynn University
Craig A. Mertler has been an educator for 28 years, 18 of those in higher education. He teaches doctoral and undergraduate courses focused on the application of action research to promote educator empowerment, school improvement, and job-embedded professional development. He also teaches quantitative research methods, introductory statistical analysis, multivariate statistical analysis, and educational assessment methods. The author of 15 books, four invited book chapters, 17 refereed journal articles, two instructors’ manuals, and numerous non-refereed articles and manuscripts, Dr. Mertler has presented more than 35 research papers at professional meetings in the United States and abroad. He conducts workshops for in-service educational professionals on classroom-based action research and classroom assessment. His primary research and consulting interests include classroom-based action research, data-driven educational decision making, professional learning communities, and classroom teachers’ assessment literacy.