Tony Wagner

First Innovation Education Fellow at Harvard

Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade. Tony consults widely to schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.

Tony is also a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and four books. Tony's latest, The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—And What We Can do About It has been a best seller and is being translated into Chinese. His fifth book, Learning to Innovate, Innovating to Learn will be published next year by Simon & Schuster.

Tony earned an M.A.T. and an Ed.D. at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Change, Education, Innovation, Youth

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    Massachusetts

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    $10,000 - $15,000

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Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade. Tony consults widely to schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.

Tony is also a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and four books. Tony's latest, The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—And What We Can do About It has been a best seller and is being translated into Chinese. His fifth book, Learning to Innovate, Innovating to Learn will be published next year by Simon & Schuster.

Tony earned an M.A.T. and an Ed.D. at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

  • Why Change? Motivating Adult Learning


  • Reinventing' America's High Schools


  • The Challenges of Change Leadership


  • Learning, Leading, and Teaching in the 21st Century

 

  • How Can Business and Community Leaders Support Education Reinvention?


  • Standards for the Head & Heart


  • Lessons from Columbine and Sanati: What Students Are Trying To Tell Us
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