Nancy Lourié Markowitz holds a Ph.D. in Education. She is Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Reaching & Teaching the Whole Child (CRTWC) and Professor Emerita in the Department of Teacher Education at San José State University where she taught courses on classroom management and social studies methods. She has led major initiatives including the Annenberg-funded university/district partnership (Triple “L” Collaborative) and the award-winning SJSU Multiple Subject Teacher Education Collaborative Residency Program. She was selected as a Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Scholar where she researched building professional learning communities among university teacher educators. Her most recent work includes the development of the CRTWC Social, Emotional, and Cultural Anchor Competencies Framework, the CRTWC Teacher Educator Institute that provides professional development on the use of this framework, and a book on this work, being published by Harvard Education Press, and due out in Spring 2020.