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Mistilina Sato, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Mistilina Sato, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Campbell Chair for Innovation in Teacher Development at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.  She is the inaugural holder of the Carmen Starkson Campbell Chair for Innovation in Teacher Development.  Her research focuses on teaching across the career continuum, including teacher preparation, performance assessment of teachers, early career induction, teacher evaluation, teacher leadership, and National Board Certification. 


Most recently, she was part of an international team of researchers who studied how policies support high quality and equitable teaching in high performing jurisdictions around the world.  Her book focused on Shanghai and the Chinese national policy landscape.  She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in curriculum and teacher education, with a specialty in science education, and a B.A. from Princeton University in geological sciences.


Presently, Dr. Sato is Head of the School of Teacher Education at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Rachel Malchow Lloyd, Ph.D., Augsburg University

Rachel Malchow Lloyd, Ph.D., taught secondary English Language Arts for twelve years, and completed her doctorate in Literacy Education at the University of Minnesota.  She joined Augsburg University faculty as Assistant Professor of Education in 2014, and the NExT Teacher Effectiveness work group in 2016.  Dr. Lloyd's primary research interests include critical literacy, dialogic classrooms, and collaborative approaches to teacher development.

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