Media, Speaking


  • UPCOMING: California Teachers Summit, San Francisco State University, 7/28/17.
  • Most recent:
    • San Mateo County School Boards Association, 5/5/17
    • CTA Institute for Teaching, 3/17/17

Other speaking engagements

  • [Video] “Flipped Instruction, or Flipped Accountability? Seeking Equity in Public Education” – Lightning talk at Stanford Graduate School of Education, 4/25/16.
  • [Video] Diane Ravitch Lecture; Introduction by David Cohen – Stanford University, 9/30/13
  • [Video] Teaching Quality and California’s Future – Sacramento policy briefing by multiple organizations, 1/20/12
  • Conference presentations: California Association of Teachers of English; Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council); National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; California Teacher Union Reform Network; Palo Alto Unified School District.
  • Other invitations to speak/present: California Teachers of the Year; U.S. Department of Education Commission on Equity and Excellence (prepared remarks [PDF]);  Facing History and Ourselves; California Teachers Association (Institute for Professional Development; Institute for Teaching); National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; Riverside County Office of Education Teacher Leadership Certification Academy; League of Women Voters (San Mateo Co.); San Mateo County School Boards Association; Educate Our State.

Newspaper op-eds


California Educator (magazine of the California Teachers Association)

•  What’s the best way to handle challenging parents? (October 2013)

TES (British education magazine)

EdWeek Teacher (and formerly, Teacher Magazine)

Blogging (other than this site)


Over fifty of my blog posts have been re-posted by the National Education Policy Center (University of Colorado); several others have appeared at The Answer Sheet (Washington Post).

Guest blog posts (and similar, web-only publications)

Interviewed or quoted

Articles, blog posts (partial list)


Podcasts (partial list)

Books – acknowledgments or quotations

  • Getting Teacher Evaluation Right – Linda Darling-Hammond
  • Teaching 2030 – Barnett Berry
  • The Influence of Teachers – John Merrow

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