Editor-in-chief, Kappan magazine
Editor, writer, thinker, skeptic.
Editor, writer, and researcher with deep expertise about education. Creative and strategic thinker who excels at transforming publications and rethinking organizational efforts to deepen impact in schools and influence quality of learning. Skillful public speaker and accomplished professional development presenter. Extensive experience visiting schools in U.S. and abroad (Canada, China, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Haiti, Netherlands).
Secy of Education Arne Duncan said Achieving a quality education for all children is the civil rights issue of our generation.
Returning Haiti’s education system to its pre-earthquake character will not be sufficient, just as returning New Orleans schools to their pre-Katrina status was deemed...
In Haiti, the poorest nation in our hemisphere, work is under way to make education available to more of its children living in abject poverty.
A remote Canadian school district approaches professional learning with a passion.
Once an also-ran in international comparisons, Finland has soared to the top by building a system based on trust and responsibility.
Profile of Rick DuFour, one-time superintendent of Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Ill., and one of the principal architects of professional learning communities.
Profile of Stephanie Hirsh, then the incoming executive director of Learning Forward and a passionate advocate for ensuring high-quality professional learning for all educators