Michael Troop, Ed.D
Science Content Area Specialist
Director Southwest Network USTEP
M.A.T. in Secondary Education
SEC 510: Science Methods
SEC 525: American Urban Education FND 504/SEC 502: History and Philosophy of Education and Introduction to Secondary Methods
SEC 590: Seminar
EPS 511: Human Learning and Development in Instructional Contexts
EPS 541: Cognition and Instruction
Areas of Expertise:
Metacognition, Human Learning and Development, Urban Education, Teacher Preparation and Induction
Dr. Troop has been teaching in the Secondary Education Department with National Louis University for 5 years. He teaches a range of classes in both Secondary Education and Educational Psychology. As the Director for USTEP he has developed a residency program that aims to support pre-service teacher development in underserved urban school districts. Dr. Troop supports teachers nationally in an effort to develop and support new and existing teachers in areas related to science differentiation, classroom management, Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standards. He brings a wealth of expertise from his work with AUSL, where he served as an instruction coach and designed the science curriculum for pre-K through 12th grade for 24 Chicago Public Schools managed by the organization.
In his free time, Dr. Troop enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kids. He also enjoys Crossfit and Krav Maga.
Doctorate in Human Learning and Development from National Louis University
Research and Interests:
Dr. Troop is interested in developing high leverage practices for teachers entering high need urban schools. He is in schools regularly and conducts research on issues student teachers and educators struggle with in urban schools and develops programs to support them.
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