John D’Auria

Professor of Practice


Teaching Learning and Leadership Division

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.