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Special engagement with national education researcher Linda Darling-Hammond
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 1:00pm to Monday, February 7, 2011 - 3:00pm

The PSU Graduate School of Education is proud to announce:

Special engagement with national education leader Linda Darling-Hammond


When

1-3pm Monday, February 7, 2011

Where

Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor)
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201

Light refreshments will be served

Register now!


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.

She recently served as the leader of President Barack Obama’s education policy transition team. 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.