Joanna Michelson

Director of Teacher Leadership and Learning
Center for Educational Leadership

Joanna directs CEL's leading for teacher learning, teacher learning, and coach learning lines of service. She has worked with systems of all sizes across the country in the development of professional learning for teachers as an important lever in the creation of schools that serve all students well. She is co-author of Leading for Professional Learning: What Successful Principals do to Support Teaching Practice. Prior to work at CEL, Joanna was a middle school teacher and school and district based coach. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a focus on coach learning and development.