Keri C. Orange

5th Grade SS and Science Teacher in West Orange, New Jersey

Keri C. Orange, Ed.D., is a fifth-grade social studies and science teacher in New Jersey. She has been an educator for 23 years and received a doctoral degree from Rutgers University in May 2018. The title of her dissertation is Good Teaching is Good Teaching: Teachers’ Understandings of Evaluation & Self-Efficacy, focusing on teachers’ experiences with evaluation and their feelings of efficacy. Keri is a Clinical Faculty member in the Montclair State University Network for Urban Renewal. She believes in addressing the learning needs of the various pupils in her charge. Keri also advocates for equity and accessibility for all students, regardless of socioeconomic status. Her research interests include teacher education, positive school culture and climate and the importance of diversity in education.