Sally Hampton and Phil Daro, Senior Fellows of America's Choice®, helped to spearhead the development of the Common Core Standards. We invite you to view these videos to better understand the standards and their implications for your work.
An Interview with Sally Hampton (click on the icons to watch the videos)
An Interview with Phil Daro (click on the icons to watch the videos)
Chair, ELA College and Career Readiness Standards Work Group; Member, ELA K-12 Common Core Standards Committee; Senior Fellow, America's Choice
Sally Hampton is a Senior Fellow for America's Choice. Most recently, she was a Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Previously, she was the Director of English Language Arts for the National Center on Education and the Economy and also served as its Deputy Director of Research and Development. Dr. Hampton has taught in both urban and rural classrooms, directed a National Writing Project site, and developed a K–12 research-based writing program and the staff development materials to support this program. She currently serves on the English language arts work group of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Chair, Mathematics College and Career Readiness Standards Work Group; Writing Team, Mathematics K-12 Common Core Standards Committee; Senior Fellow, America's Choice
Phil Daro works on advancing the design and use of leadership tools for improving mathematics instruction at every level of the educational system and consults with states and school districts on their accountability systems and mathematics programs. He has served as Executive Director of the Public Forum on School Accountability, directed the New Standards Project, and managed research and development for the National Center on Education and the Economy. He directed large-scale teacher professional development programs for the University of California, including the California Mathematics Project and the American Mathematics Project. Daro is a member of the Shell Centre at the University of Nottingham. He currently serves on the mathematics work group of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.