Special engagement with Linda Darling-Hammond, Professor of Education at Stanford University: Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness
1-3pm Monday, February 7, 2011
Light refreshments will be available
Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor)
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201
Parking at PSU is available to purchase, but space is limited. PSU Parking Structures 1, 2, and 3 are all available, but structure 3 is probably the best choice. Parking Structure 3 is located at 1631 SW 12th avenue. PSU is also serviced by MAX Green and Yellow Lines, the Portland Streetcar and TriMet Bus Service.
Linda Darling-Hammond is a Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University where she has launched the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, the School Redesign Network, and served as faculty sponsor for the Stanford Teacher Education Program. 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. She recently served as the leader of President Barack Obama’s education policy transition team.