Christine L. Cho, PhD is a Full Professor at Nipissing University’s Schulich School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Professional Studies in North Bay, Ontario currently teaching Introduction to Curriculum Design, Social Justice & Equity and Reflective Practice. Christine is a practicing visual artist and a former K-8 classroom teacher. Her research in teacher education contributes to current educational conversations on racial, ethnic and linguistic representation in schools specifically exploring the constructions and understandings of teacher identity, including immigrant teacher aspirations, within the structures of schools. Her work challenges pre-service teachers and educators through critical consciousness-raising to examine their own social location and trouble “the way things are” in schools.