Ken Zeichner is the Boeing Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He grew up in Philadelphia and attended Philadelphia public schools. He is a former elementary teacher and taught in Syracuse New York in a public community school. After working as a teacher educator in the National Teacher Corps and completing his PhD at Syracuse University, he spent 34 years on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin. Throughout his career, Ken has focused on the preparation of culturally and community responsive teachers for urban schools. He moved to Seattle in 2009 with his wife Andrea where 2 of their 3 sons and their families also live.