Dr Linda Darling-Hammond

Charles E. Ducommon Professor Of Education At Stanford University

Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond works on issues of education policy and practice, including school reform, authentic assessment, professional development schools and educational research. She serves as the faculty sponsor for Stanford’s Teacher Education Program (STEP). Darling-Hammond has been instrumental in redesigning STEP to better prepare teachers to teach diverse learners in the context of challenging new subject matter standards.

She served as executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future which, in 1996, produced the widely cited blueprint for education reform: What Matters Most: Teaching for America’s Future. Darling-Hammond is also helping to create a network of Bay Area schools of education and professional development schools. The network will promote school reform and learning communities for Bay Area practitioners through an ongoing series of workshops, institutes, peer coaching networks and study groups.

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