Member Since: 2017
Megan Franke is an education professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. Franke’s research focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning for both preservice and inservice teachers. She studies how teaching mathematics with attention to students’ and their mathematical thinking can create opportunities for low-income students of color to learn mathematics with understanding. She is known for her leadership in Center X: Where Research and Practice Intersect for Urban School Professionals and her ongoing professional development work to support teachers, schools, and communities. She received her doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.