George Fero, Ed.D.

Photo of George Fero, Ed.D.Professor of Education

Office: 300 Stanton Street, 2nd Floor

Phone: (618) 537-6883

Twitter: @drgeorge10


Ed.D., Northern Arizona University

M.A., Ohio State University

B.M., Youngstown State University

Selected Publications

Selke, M, and Fero, G. (2005). A collaborative alternative path program for career-changing mathematics and science professionals: Context, design, and replication. Action in Teacher Education. 27(1) pp 15-25.

Fero, G., Bungert, K., and McClure, E. (1992). Meandering the maze of NCATE and state accreditation. Record in Educational Administration and Supervision, 12(1), pp 91-93.

Fero, G., Fero, M., and Ruhl, M. (Fall/Winter, 1993) Recommended readings for educational administrators. Record in Educational Administration and Supervision 14(1), pp. 11-14.

Bouas, J., Bush, B, and Fero, G. (Winter, 1994). Professional portfolios for the beginning teacher. Education, 115(2), pp. 266-271.

Fero, G. J., and Ryan, J. F. (1995). Technology and teacher education: A Proactive approach to meet the needs of the College of Education, Northwest Missouri State University. The Dynamic Interaction of Higher Education, Teacher Education, and School Reform: A TECSCU Dialogue, 1(1), pp. 76-80. [Monograph Series, Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities].

Selected Presentations

"The Impact of the Total Quality Improvement/Continuous Quality Improvement Movement on Preservice Teacher Education Programs" - Association of Teacher Educators - Detroit, MI - February 1995. [co-authors Dr. Joseph Marafino, SUNY - Brockport, Dr. Marie Fero, Benedictine College]

"Higher Education Funding: New Money for Old Technology in Teacher Education" - Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education - San Antonio, TX - March 1995.

“Next Steps: Implementing a Technology Plan for Teacher Education Units.” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education - Phoenix, AZ - March 1996. [co-presenter Dr. Joseph Ryan, Dean College of Education, Northwest Missouri State University]

“The Impact of Accreditation Processes Upon the Leadership of Professional Education Units.” American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education - New Orleans, LA - February 1998. [co-presenter Dr. Annette Digby, Associate Dean College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville]

Organizations & Memberships

Association of Teacher Educators – Executive Secretary Council of Unit Presidents

Kappa Delta Pi

Phi Delta Kappa

Council for the Accreditation of Education Professionals – Member NCATE Board of Examiners

Illinois Association of Teacher Educators

Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration