Craig A. Mertler has been an educator for 32 years, having begun his career as a high school biology teacher. He is currently an Associate Professor in Leadership and Innovation at Arizona State University.  He teaches doctoral courses focused on the application of action research in schools. He is the author of 22 books and 20 refereed journal articles. He conducts workshops for school personnel on classroom-based action research and on the broad topic of classroom assessment. Dr. Mertler can be reached at for professional development and speaking engagements.
PhD, Florida State University (1996)
MA, The Ohio State University (1992)
BS, Bowling Green State University (1985)
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Action Research
Quantitative Research Methods
Survey Research
Classroom Assessment