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Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning

Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning is a fully online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum to explore issues related to teaching and learning within the context of educator preparation. Excelsior solicits original, thought-provoking manuscripts of various formats, including papers presenting research on issues and practices important to teacher education and book reviews. Edited by Dr. Joelle Fingerhut, Dr. Jesslyn R. Hollar, and Dr. Stephanie Purington of Marist College,, Excelsior is published twice a year.  Deadlines for submissions are June 15th for publication in the Fall/Winter Issue and December 1st for the Spring/Summer Issue.  


In 2018, Excelsior moved to an online platform, and manuscript submissions are now done online. Please go to for manuscript submission guidelines and the manuscript submission portal. All issues of Excelsior starting with Volume 11 Issue 1 in 2018 are open access.  Previous issues are available only in print. 


Reviewers Needed: Please consider reviewing for Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning.  It’s a great opportunity to: 

  • engage in a significant scholarly activity,  

  • view research first hand, and 

  • participate in the evaluation of research.  


We anticipate you will be asked to review 1 or 2 manuscripts over the next 6 months. You will be provided with guidelines for review. Your name will appear in the fall journal as a member of the journal's Editorial Review Board.  


If you are interested in taking advantage of this significant opportunity and want to hear more, contact  contact Joelle Fingerhut, Jesslyn R. Hollar, or Stephanie Purington, Co-Editors. . 

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