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Thomas R. Guskey

Thomas Guskey is a professor of educational psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky, and is well known for his work in professional development and educational change. Guskey served on the policy research team of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, and has been named a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association. He is the author or editor of 20 books.

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Chart a clear course

By Chase Nordengren and Thomas R. Guskey | October 1, 2020

Evaluation is key to building better, more relevant professional learning.

Flip the script on change

By Thomas R. Guskey | April 1, 2020

Experience shapes teachers’ attitudes and beliefs (not the other way around).

The Mythbusters Guide to Educational Research

By Douglas Reeves and Thomas R. Guskey | November 18, 2019

Douglas Reeves of Creative Leadership Solutions, and Thomas Guskey from the University of Kentucky, give a 30-minute preview of their full-day Learning Forward Annual Conference session. This webinar discussed how to become better advocates for the best available research and unpacked some prevailing myths in education. (more…)

Where do you want to get to?

By Thomas R. Guskey | April 1, 2017

Effective professional learning begins with a clear destination in mind.

Using Data in Professional Learning

By Thomas R. Guskey and Patricia Roy | September 18, 2014

In this webinar, Authors Thomas Guskey and Patricia Roy explore key components of Learning Forward’s Data Standard and provide insights into crucial role of data in designing, implementing, and evaluating professional learning. Topics in this webinar include an overview of the five levels of professional learning planning, and strategies for using data to make professional […]

Fast track to literacy

By Marco Munoz, Jennifer Aberli and Thomas R. Guskey | August 1, 2009

Improving the literacy skills of struggling high school readers remains one of the greatest challenges educators face today.