Suzanne Bouffard

Suzanne Bouffard is vice president, publications at Learning Forward. She is the editor of The Learning Professional, Learning Forward’s flagship publication. She also contributes to the Learning Forward blog and webinars. With a background in child development, she has a passion for making research and best practices accessible to educators, policymakers, and families. She has written for many national publications including The New York Times and the Atlantic, and previously worked as a writer and researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Duke University and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. She loves working with authors to help them develop their ideas and voices for publication.

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Q & A with Monica Higgins: How leaders can nurture change

By Suzanne Bouffard | February 1, 2019

School culture, teacher voice, and how education differs from business.

Life is full of transitions, and so are schools

By Suzanne Bouffard | February 1, 2019

Transitions present both challenges and opportunities for professional learning.

Teaching is an art – and a science

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 1, 2018

There is artistry in teaching. At the same time, there is a science to how students learn.

Multiple perspectives shine a bright light on equity

By Suzanne Bouffard | October 1, 2018

This issue explores why equity matters and the nuts and bolts of how to get there.

Social and emotional skills are learning skills

By Suzanne Bouffard | August 1, 2018

Social and emotional learning is a mindset that takes time and support to develop.