Prof. James Cibulka is President of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in Washington, D.C.
He holds a B.A. from Harvard College, magna cum laude, with a major in government, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago with concentration in educational administration and political science.
has a long and distinguished record in higher education.
Prior to his
appointment as President of NCATE
served, among others, as senior research fellow at the U.S.
Department of Education, dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky, associate dean and professor in the University of Maryland's College of Education, and a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he established the Department of Community Education.
Meanwhile, he has held leadership and service positions in numerous professional associations and has been active on a number of community boards.
areas of academic interest and expertise include the politics of education, education policy, policy analysis, and urban education.
research has focused on urban school governance, school policy and politics, and education accountability.
has authored or coauthored numerous books and scores of articles on education policy, administration, and community development.