CONTRIBUTOR:

Amanda Datnow

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Professor

DEPARTMENT:

Education Studies

INSTITUTION:

University of California, San Diego

BIOGRAPHY:

Amanda Datnow is Professor in the Department of Education Studies and Associate Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on educational reform and policy, particularly with regard to issues of equity and the professional lives of educators. Over the past decade, she has conducted numerous studies examining the use of data for instructional improvement, teacher collaboration, and leadership, as well as projects aimed at transformative educational change. She is also engaged in research-practice partnerships with local districts. Her most recent book is Professional Collaboration with Purpose: Teacher Learning for Equity and Excellence (coauthored by V. Park).