Ron Berger

Ron Berger is Chief Academic Officer for EL Education, a nonprofit school improvement organization, and teaches at Harvard Graduate School of Education. He founded Models of Excellence: The Center for High-Quality Student Work, an open-source collection of the nation’s best K-12 student work.

Ron is an Annenberg Foundation Teacher Scholar, and received the Autodesk Foundation National Teacher of the Year award. He is the author of six books: An Ethic of Excellence, and A Culture of Quality; recently, Leaders of Their Own Learning, Transformational Literacy, Management in the Active Classroom, and Learning that Lasts. He is a featured speaker nationally and internationally on inspiring quality, character and citizenship in students.

Ron was a public school teacher and master carpenter in rural Massachusetts for over 25 years.