About Dr. Marzano

Dr. Robert Marzano

Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is the founder of Marzano Academies in Centennial, Colorado. He is personally committed to the successful development of each Marzano Academy campus. He constantly enhances the Academies’ model and oversees the rollout of all school-partnerships. He also personally communicates with the leadership and staff of each partnership school.

During his 50 years in the field of education, he has worked with educators as a speaker and trainer and has authored more than 50 books and 300 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include The New Art and Science of Teaching, Leaders of Learning, Making Classroom Assessments Reliable and Valid, The Classroom Strategies Series, Managing the Inner World of Teaching, Handbook for High Reliability Schools, Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, and The Highly Engaged Classroom. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are known internationally and are widely practiced by both teachers and administrators.

He received a bachelor’s degree from Iona College in New York, a master’s degree from Seattle University, and a doctorate from the University of Washington.