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Richard Halverson

Richard Halverson

Expert on K-12 school instructional leadership, technologies in education, and data-driven decision-making in schools

Professor, educational leadership and policy analysis School of Education Work: 608-265-4772 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • How to access, document and communicate the practices of expert K-12 school leaders
  • How schools, leaders and teachers establish the capacity to use achievement and other forms of data to improve learning for all students
  • What people learn from playing video games, and how video-game design principles can be adapted to develop professional learning environments


  • National Science Foundation CAREER award, 2004
  • Co-founder, Games, Learning and Society Research Group, UW-Madison
  • Holds affiliate appointments in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Educational Psychology