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Keynote Speaker: 

Jared Stallones




Dr. Jared Stallones

Jared Stallones earned his bachelor’s degree and teaching credential from the University of Texas at Austin.  He served as a teacher and administrator in Austin schools for nearly 20 years and earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Curriculum and Instruction from U.T.  During that time he placed and supervised hundreds of teacher candidates in the Central Texas area for their field experiences. 

After leaving Texas, Dr. Stallones worked in secondary teacher preparation at California State University- Fresno, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, and California State University-Long Beach. He chaired the Department of Education at Cal Poly Pomona and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Kentucky before coming to the University of Northern Colorado to serve as Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. 

Dr. Stallones has authored five books and over 130 articles, book chapters, presentations, and invited lectures on education history, biography, philosophy, and policy. He has been recognized for his scholarship by Cal Poly Pomona and the American Educational History Journal. He has also authored and/or managed grants funded at nearly $6 million and was the founding director of the California State University Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning, a grant-funded project that spreads best practices in educator preparation throughout the 22 campus CSU system.