AUTHORS: Kalanick, Kathryn - ©2007
Educational Pathways to Excellence: A Professional Development Resource, is a much-needed resource that addresses the training needs of instructors and educators. The unique three-track approach gives this resource wide appeal, following the experiences of three individual educators of varying experience. Fred is a brand new educator, Barbara is an experienced educator, and Colleen is a Program Director. The book is based on real life experiences and speaks directly to the reader, giving it a conversational feel. The book addresses issues that are common to all disciplines in all geographic locations, and is written for a wide range of skill levels. Finally there is a through resource available on how to educate the educators that has an appealing down-to-earth style and presents topics with multiple approaches. This something-for-everyone educator resource is a unique solution with wide appeal. It is scenario based so that the reader can walk away with concrete examples, and it is an interactive resource that keeps the reader engaged and interested in the subject matter. This long-awaited educator resource, created with the aspiring and experienced educator in mind, allows for the continuous improvement of the new or seasoned professional and will become an invaluable teaching tool and resource.