Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond comes to Cleveland

- January 10, 2013

Policy Matters Ohio is proud to co-sponsor a visit by Dr. Darling-Hammond, who headed President Obama’s education transition team when he first took office. She is a voice for sensible approaches on a range of challenges facing K-12 schools in the US — everything from teacher training to issues of equity and access.

Dr. Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University, will be speaking at a City Club of Cleveland Friday Forum on January 25, 2013. Register here.

Linda Darling-Hammond launched the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network. Darling-Hammond has also served as faculty sponsor for the Stanford Teacher Education Program. She is the former President of the American Educational Research Association and a Member of the National Academy of Education. Her research, teaching and policy work focus on issues of school restructuring, teacher quality and educational equity.

Darling-Hammond is the author of over 400 publications including: The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity will Determine our Future (2010) and Powerful Teacher Education (2006).

Our partners for this event are the City Club of Cleveland, the Greater Cleveland School Superintendents Association, the Center for Educational Leadership at Cleveland State University, and the Cleveland Teachers Union.

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