Judith Warren Little

Judith Warren Little
Carol Liu Professor Emeritus of Education Policy, Graduate School of Education,
University of California, Berkeley

Judith Warren Little is the Carol Liu Professor of Education Policy, emerita, at the University of California, Berkeley. She worked as senior program director at Far West Laboratory (now WestEd) before joining the faculty at UC Berkeley. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Education, a fellow of the American Educational Research Association, and recipient of the Frank H. Klassen Award for leadership and scholarly contributions in teacher education from the International Council on Education for Teaching. She has served as an advisor to foundations, government agencies, professional associations, university programs, and local school districts in the U.S. and elsewhere. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of Colorado.

updated 1987

Publications by Judith Warren Little
A comprehensive inventory of formal staff development activity and costs in 30 California districts yields a portrait of locally organized opportunities for teachers and reveals the policy stance taken by districts toward teachers and their…
Public and Personal Investments, Program Patterns, and Policy Choices—Executive Summary
The California Staff Development Policy Study was initiated by the legislature and governor in response to a steady escalation in the number and costs of staff development programs. Results of the study will be used to assess the possibilities and…