Larry Dieringer "was a high school teacher and youth wilderness leader when he joined the staff at ESR in 1984. He became executive director in 1993 and, under his leadership, ESR has grown into a strong national organization helping educators and schools all across the country teach social responsibility. Larry has maintained a vision for ESR during times of great challenge and opportunity and has overseen the development of many innovative programs and teaching resources. He has a M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In addition to his managerial and organizational development skills, he is an experienced workshop leader and school consultant on topics including conflict resolution, social and emotional learning, diversity education, character development, and secondary school reform." 
Resources and articles
- Educators for Social Responsibility, Inc., Network for Good, accessed July 7, 2007.