Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (EDA/EPS)

Ben Pogodzinski

Assistant Professor
ben.pogodzinski@wayne.edu
Office Location
377 Education Bldg
577-2413
Responsibilities

Education Leadership and Policy Studies

Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2009

M.P.P., Georgetown University, 2003

B.A., University of Michigan, 1999

Research Interests

My research interests focus on how state and district policies, school organizational context, and labor relations influence teachersí instructional practices, effectiveness, and labor market decisions.

Recent Presentations
The Impact of School Choice On School Millage Funding
Pogodzinski, B., & Addonizio, M. (2013) Association for Public Policy and Management
The Role of Principal Leadership in Beginning Middle School Teacher Commitment and Retention
Pogodzinski, B. (April 2012) American Educational Research Association
Teacher Mobility in a Metropolitan Labor Market: What Teacher, School, and District Attributes Matter?
Pogodzinski, B. (April 2012) American Educational Research Association
Teacher Colleagues' Influence on Novice Teachers' Perceptions of Teacher Unions and Labor-Management Relations
Pogodzinski, B. (April 2012) American Educational Research Association
Administrative Climate and Novice Teacher Retention
Pogodzinski, B. (November 2012) University Council for Educational Administration
The Role of Principal Leadership in Beginning Middle School Teacher Commitment and Retention
Pogodzinski, B. (April 2011) American Educational Research Association
Recent Publications
An analysis of state teacher evaluation laws enacted in response to the federal race to the top initiative
Umpstead, R., Pogodzinski, B., & Lund, D. (2013) Education Law Reporter 286 795-823
Collegial climate and novice teachersí intent to remain teaching
Pogodzinski, B., Youngs, P., & Frank, K.A. (2013) American Journal of Education Published online before print, August 21, 2013 http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1
Collegial support and novice teachersí perceptions of working conditions
Pogodzinski, B. (2013) Journal of Educational Change Published online before print, August 3, 2013 Stable URL: http://www.springerl
The socialization of novice teachers into teacher unions
Pogodzinski, B. (2012) Labor Studies Journal 37(2) 183-202
Socialization of novice teachers
Pogodzinski, B. (2012) Journal of School Leadership 22(5) 982-1023
Administrative climate and novicesí intent to remain teaching
Pogodzinski, B., Youngs, P., Frank, K.A., & Belman, D. (2012) The Elementary School Journal 13(2) 252-275
Towards a sociological framework for investigating new teacher induction
Pogodzinski, B. (2012) Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 20(3) 325-342
The role of mentors and colleagues in beginning elementary and middle school teachersí language arts instruction
Youngs, P., Frank, K.A., & Pogodzinski, B. (2012) In S. Kelley (Ed.), Assessing Teacher Quality: Understanding Teacher Effects on Instruction and Achievement. New York: Teachers College Press
Exploring novice teachersí attitudes and behaviors regarding teacher unionism
Pogodzinski, B., & Jones, N. (2012) Educational Policy Published online before print November 18, 2012 Stable URL: http://epx.sagepub.c
The role of formative assessment in new teacher induction
Youngs, P., Pogodzinski, B., & Low, M. (2010) In M. Kennedy (Ed.), Handbook of Teaching and Teacher Quality. San Francisco: Josey-Bass