Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Education, Stanford University
Claude Goldenberg is the Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. A native of Argentina, his areas of research center on promoting academic achievement among language minority students. He received the 1993 Albert J. Harris Award from the International Reading Association for an article describing improvements in early Spanish reading achievement at an elementary school where he taught first grade. His 2004 book Successful School Change: Creating Settings to Improve Teaching a Learning was the basis for the 2010 Best Research Award from Learning Forward. Goldenberg is co-author of Promoting Academic Achievement among English Learners: A Guide to the Research (Corwin) and co-editor of Language and Literacy Development in Bilingual Settings (Guilford). He currently directs a randomized control trial in Rwanda evaluating an early literacy intervention created by Save the Children and advising Save on improvements to the program and preparing trainers in developing-world contexts.