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Biographical Sketches of Committee Members
Pages 269-274

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From page 269...
... Stipek is a professor of education and her research and scholarship focus on early childhood education, the effects of instruction and classroom climate on student motivation, and issues related to child, family, and educational policy. Stipek earned a doctorate in developmental psychology from Yale University in 1977 and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Washington in 1972.
From page 270...
... She received her formal education from Southwest Texas State University and the University of Houston, with added training at Principal's Center at Harvard University, Brown University, and the Ford Foundation's National Center for Urban Partnerships. She is currently teaching in the Urban Education Center at the University of Houston.
From page 271...
... At Stanford, where she was director of general pediatrics, she established a training program in adolescent medicine and directed the general pediatrics academic development training program. She was active in several research activities and was the national study director of the multisite clinical trial, the Infant Health and Development Program.
From page 272...
... for Mathematics. She has been a summer fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, a dissertation fellow with the Spencer Foundation, a postdoctoral fellow with the National Academy of Edcuation/Spencer Foundation, and a faculty fellow in the Bureau of Educational Research at the University of Illinois.
From page 273...
... Her career in urban education spans 3 decades during which she has held positions as teacher, principal, director, and superintendent in New York and Florida. She most recently served as associate superintendent in Broward County Public Schools in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she was in charge of technology, strategic planning, and school accountability.
From page 274...
... 274 ENGAGING SCHOOLS is a member of the Brookings Children's Roundtable and the National Selection Committee of the Ford Foundation/Kennedy School Awards for Innovations in American Government. Lisbeth Schorr is the author of Within Our Reach: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage (1988)

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