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Barnett Berry
Center for Teaching Quality, Chief Executive Officer
Barnett Berry is founder and CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ), which launched the nation's first virtual network of teacher leaders in 2003. The CTQ Collaboratory now includes more than 10,000 members?fueling unique opportunities for teachers to lead boldly without leaving the classroom.
Barnett's insights on the teaching profession are grounded in a career that has positioned him to analyze education policy and practice from a rich range of perspectives. He is a former high school social studies teacher, think tank analyst (RAND Corporation), senior state education agency leader (South Carolina), and university professor (University of South Carolina). Barnett has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His research and analysis has focused on policies to advance the teaching profession, spanning from teacher recruitment and preparation to how teaching effectiveness is evaluated and rewarded.