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Linda Darling-Hammond
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Linda Darling-Hammond

Professor; Co-Director, School Redesign Network; Author, The Right to Learn
FEE RANGE: $5,000–$7,000 [FEE NOTE]
TRAVELS FROM: California
Linda Darling-Hammond is Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University where she has launched the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network. She is a former president of the American Educational Research Association and member of the National Academy of Education. Her research, teaching, and policy work focus on issues of school restructuring, teacher quality and educational equity. From 1994-2001, she served as executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, a blue-ribbon panel whose 1996 report, What Matters Most: Teaching for America’s Future, led to sweeping policy changes affecting teaching and teacher education. In 2006, this report was named one of the most influential affecting U.S. education and Darling-Hammond was named one of the nation’s ten most influential people affecting educational policy over the last decade. Dr. Darling-Hammond is author or editor of 13 books, including Powerful Teacher Education: Lessons from Exemplary Programs and The Right to Learn: A Blueprint for Creating Schools that Work.

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