Deborah Stipek

Deborah Stipek has been intimately involved with PACE for many years, as a contributing researcher and also as the dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Education from 2001-2011. Dr. Stipek brings deep expertise in California policy specifically around early childhood- and elementary education. Dr. Stipek has held many prestigious roles in education policy within California and statewide: She served for five years on the Board on Children, Youth and Families at the National Research Council; she was the Chair of the National Research Council Committee for Increasing High School Students' Engagement and Motivation to Learn, and she directed the MacArthur Foundation Network on Teaching and Learning. She currently serves as the Judy Koch Professor of Education at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, and the Peter E. Haas faculty director of the Haas Center for Public Service.


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