Carolyn M Evertson will be a featured speaker at the 1996 annual meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. In this brief interview she discusses teacher education, educational research and policy, mentoring, and teachers and classrooms.

Carolyn M Everts on is Professor of Education and Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. She was named Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor in 1992. She has published numerous books, chapters, and articles about teacher education, learning to teach, managing learning environments, and the culture of the classroom. Her texts, Classroom management/ or elementary teachers and Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers, (co-authored with Edmund Emmer, Barbara Clements, and Murray Worsham) are soon to be published in their fourth editions.