Professional Development at Research for Better Teaching

Alexander Platt

Andy taught grades K-12 science and mathematics in public, private, and international schools and served as an assistant superintendent for curriculum.  He has taught long-term supervision and evaluation courses to over two thousand administrators in the U.S., Europe, and Japan and has presented at Richard Elmore’s Harvard Institute for School Leaders. He is a regular presenter at the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA).  His consulting work focuses on coaching principals in urban schools in how to raise the quality of instruction through supervision. Andy is co-author of The Skillful Leader: Confronting Mediocre Teaching (2000), The Skillful Leader II: Transforming Ineffective Teams: Maximizing Collaboration's Impact on Learning (2008) and Strengthening Teacher Evaluation: Taking Action to Improve Ineffective Instruction – The Skillful Leader III (2014.)

RBT Consultant Emeritus