Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

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Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

"Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center whose charge is "to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education." Lee S. Shulman has been president of the Foundation since 1997." [1]

Board of Trustees

Accessed July 2011: [1]

Former Board of Trustees (2009)

  • Richard C. Atkinson - President Emeritus, University of California System
  • Jurgen Baumert - Managing Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
  • Rebecca S. Chopp - Board Vice Chair, President, Colgate University
  • Yehuda Elkana - President and Rector, Central European University
  • Bernadine Chuck Fong - President Emerita, Foothill College
  • Susan H. Fuhrman - President, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Louis M. Gomez - Aon Professor of Learning Sciences and Professor of Computer Science, Northwestern University
  • Kati Haycock]- Director, The Education Trust
  • Janet L. Holmgren - Former Board Chair, President and Susan Mills Professor, Mills College
  • Freeman Hrabowski III - President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Jason Kamras - Teacher, John Philip Sousa Middle School
  • Richard A. Middleton - Superintendent, North East Independent School District (San Antonio)
  • Renee A. Moore - English Instructor, Mississippi Delta Community College
  • Lynn Olson - Senior Editor, Education Week
  • Eduardo J. Padron - President, Miami-Dade College
  • Tom Payzant - Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Lee S. Shulman - President
  • Catharine R. Stimpson - Dean, New York University
  • David S. Tatel - Board Chair, U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for DC Circuit
  • Nina Zolt - Chair, In2Books




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  1. Trustees, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, accessed July 25, 2011.