Mercedes Schneider, a teacher in Louisiana who holds a Ph.D. in statistics and research methods, has been analyzing the board membership of the National Council of Teacher Quality. NCTQ is working with U.S. News & World Report to grade every teacher education program in the nation. Dr. Schneider wanted to see the qualifications of those who are judging the nation’s teacher education programs and making pronouncements on teacher quality. This is the fourth installment of her inquiry.