Giselle Martin-Kniep


  • Assessment
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Professional development
  • Teacher quality

Giselle Martin-Kniep is the president of Learner-Centered Initiatives and the founder of Communities for Learning, two different organizations that promote sustained school improvement. Martin-Kniep has a strong background in organizational change and several graduate degrees from Stanford University. She has worked with thousands of schools nationally and internationally in the areas of curriculum and assessment, adult learning, school improvement, leadership development and action research. Her books include “Why Am I Doing This?: Becoming a Better Teacher”; “Capturing the Wisdom of Practice”; “Developing Learning Communities Through Teacher Expertise”; “Communities that Learn, Lead and Last”; and “Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn.”