Robert J. Monson

Robert J. Monson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Education Leadership

Room: 11C (ELI Corridor)
Mon & Wed 1:00-3:00 p.m.
(914) 323-5370

About Me

Robert Monson is an associate professor in the Department of Education Leadership. He is also an adjunct associate professor in education leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he coordinates the education policy fellowship program. He has served public school children across seven states in the capacities of teacher, high school assistant principal, high school principal, and assistant superintendent, and has been a superintendent in Ohio, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and New York. From 1990-2000 he taught in Lesley University’s national curriculum and instruction master’s degree program. He has served as a member of the advisory board of the Harvard Principals’ Center, where he led dialogues among principals and superintendents. In recent years he has served as a consultant for ASCD, Public Agenda, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, and the Tri-States Consortium. Currently, he is engaged in principal professional program initiatives in China and Bhutan and is leading a U.S. field test of the pre-university program for the University of Cambridge (UK). He has co-authored two volumes on performance assessment and has published numerous journal articles on curriculum, assessment, and literacy education.

Graduate School of Education, Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
Educational Administration, Ph.D., Saint Louis University
Education (Curriculum), Master of Arts, University of St. Thomas
Political Science, Bachelor of Arts, University of St. Thomas