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Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
Pages 138-144

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From page 138...
... While a member of the faculty and vice president at Harvard University, he was a founding director and vice chairman of the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation, a public venture capital company for new technology start-ups begun in 1978. Wyatt is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a director of several companies, a trustee of several philanthropic organizations, and a principal of the Washington Advisory Group.
From page 139...
... She was chair of the National Research Council's Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children and is currently chairing a National Academy of Education committee producing a report on educating teachers to teach reading. Carole Ames has served as professor of educational psychology and dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University since 1993.
From page 140...
... Suzanne Donovan is associate director of the National Research Council's Strategic Education Research Partnership, and study director of a project that will produce a volume for teachers entitled How Students Learn: History, Math, and Science in the Classroom. She was the study director for the NRC reports Minority Students in Special and Gifted Education, and How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice.
From page 141...
... She was formerly the lead teacher for 3-yearolds at Texas A&M University and Corpus Christi Independent School District's Early Childhood Development Center. She is a founding director of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and received national board certification in 1997.
From page 142...
... He served as dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs and International Affairs at Princeton University and as founding dean of the Division of Social Science at the University of California, San Diego. An economic theorist, Rothshild has developed tools for studying decision making under uncertainty and the structure of markets with asymmetric information.
From page 143...
... An NRC staff member since 197S, she most recently held the position of deputy director of the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education with special responsibility for developing the education program. Among the notable reports on improving education produced that grew out of that program are Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and Its Utilization (1999~; Preventing Reading DifCculties in Young Children (1998~; How People Learn: Mind, Brain, Experience, School (19991; How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice (1999~; Making Money Matter: Financing America's Schools (1999)

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