The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center that supports needed transformations in American education through tighter connections between teaching practice, evidence of student learning, the communication and use of this evidence and structured opportunities to build knowledge.
Carnegie is committed to developing networks of ideas, individuals and institutions to advance teaching and learning. We join together scholars, practitioners and designers in new ways to solve problems of educational practice. Toward this end, we work to integrate the discipline of improvement science into education with the goal of building the field's capacity to improve.
Anthony S. Bryk, whose work has informed and inspired school reform efforts, took office as the ninth president of the foundation in September 2008.
Throughout this century, the Carnegie Foundation has contributed many influential achievements in education, including:
For more information about the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, visit our website at www.carnegiefoundation.org.
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