- Eleanor Drago-Severson
Columbia University, Teachers College
ELLIE DRAGO-SEVERSON is an associate professor of Education Leadership and Adult Learning & Leadership at Columbia University’s Teachers College. Her research interests include school leadership for adult learning, principal and faculty development, leadership preparation and development, supporting adult development and learning in K–12 schools, ABE/ESOL and university contexts, and qualitative research. Ellie has authored three recent books, Leading Adult Learning (Corwin/Sage, 2009), Becoming Adult Learners (Teachers College Press, 2004), and Helping Teachers Learn (Corwin Press, 2004), which offer a new learning-oriented model for supporting adult growth in K–12 schools and other educational contexts. Helping Teachers Learn was awarded the 2004 National Staff Development Council’s Book of the Year Award, and Leading Adult Learning was selected as NSDC book of fall 2009. Drago-Severson is currently writing Creating Spaces That Nurture Leadership Development (Harvard Education Press, forthcoming, 2012) and Learning and Leading for Growth (Corwin/Sage Press, forthcoming, 2012).