Richard P. DuFour

Author and Educational Consultant
Moneta, VA
Nominated By: Thomas W. Many

Richard DuFour was a public school educator for 34 years, serving as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. Dr. DuFour’s work in the development of the Professional Learning Community model has transformed education in schools or districts that have adopted the model or characteristics of the model. Shifting the focus and emphasis from teaching to learning has had a profound impact on improving those schools and school systems that have incorporated the tenets of the Professional Learning Community model.

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