Director, Adelaide Weisman Center for Innovative Leadership in Education
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
Co-founder with Margaret Terry Orr of Bank Street’s Laboratory for the Design & Redesign of Schools (LDRS), which has supported teachers and leaders at 20+ NYC public schools.Co-director of Bank Street’s Special Education Leadership for Change project, funded by US Department of Education.
Recent Professional Contributions
Co-director of Project SEND Leadership (Special Education Needs Distributed Leadership), funded by US Department of Education.
Study group leader for Bank Street’s leadership work with Clusters 1 and 6 as part of the Wallace Principal Pipeline initiative.
Member of Advisory Committee, NYC Department of Education Educare initiative.
Member of NYC DOE Wallace Leadership Inquiry Group.
Bank Street liaison with the Jewish Early Childhood Educational Leadership Initiative.
Co-director of Bank Street’s Special Education Leadership for Change project, funded by US Department of Education.Co-director, Community-Based Leadership Project funded by American Express.
- Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
- A.B., Russian Literature, University of Chicago
Selected Publications and Presentations
Shore, R. (2009). PreK-3rd: Teacher quality matters: FDC policy-to-action brief series no. 3. New York: Foundation for Child Development.
Shore, R. (2008). The power of pow! wham! Children, digital media, and the future of our nation. New York: Sesame Workshop/Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
Shore, R. (2002). What kids need: Today’s best ideas for nurturing, educating, and protecting young children. Boston: Beacon Press.