Educational leadership; professional development; school culture; conflict management and effective communication; supervision and evaluation in schools
Throughout his four-decade career, John D’Auria has helped teachers and educational leaders develop their abilities and build vibrant school cultures. He specializes in helping school leaders take on deep-rooted problems and manage conflict in the workplace. A former math teacher, counselor, and principal, D’Auria also served as president of Teachers21, a professional development organization for educators, and was the Superintendent of Schools in Canton, Massachusetts. He is frequently sought as a speaker, and has been an executive coach to a wide variety of educational leaders across the country. Learn more about John D’Auria
Howard Stevenson delivered the keynote address at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reflecting on “the emotional costs of activism and being on the front lines.”
Richard Ingersoll’s findings—that students perform better on state tests when teachers have a leadership role in decision making in their school—are cited in this article that explores hybrid roles for teachers as leaders of other teachers.