Jan Riggsbee is an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Duke University Program in Education and serves as Director of Duke TeachHouse. As a senior member of the Education faculty, she has held various leadership roles during her 25 years at Duke, including two terms as director and chair of the Program in Education (2008-2015), director of Duke’s Elementary Teacher Preparation Program (1990-present), and co-developer/co-director of Teacher Learning and Collaboration (TLC), a system-wide teacher leadership initiative funded by the Office of Duke’s President for mid-career teachers in the Durham Public Schools (2006-2012). Jan is a seasoned educator with more than 35 years of experience that includes work as a teacher educator, university and public school administrator, curriculum specialist, public school teacher, and consultant. Her research interests focus on teacher mentoring and professional development, school curricula and reform, school leadership, and community-based learning. Honors include the Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award/Robert B. Cox Award in 2006-2007 and the David E. Paletz Award for Innovations in Teaching in 2011 and 2012.