DREME Network Faculty Director
Deborah Stipek’s scholarship concerns instructional effects on children’s achievement motivation, early childhood education, elementary education and school reform. In addition to her scholarship, Dr. Stipek has an interest in policies affecting children and education. She served for five years on the Board on Children, Youth and Families at the National Research Council; she was the Chair of National Research Council Committee for Increasing High School Students’ Engagement and Motivation to Learn and she directed the MacArthur Foundation Network on Teaching and Learning. While a professor at UCLA, Dr. Stipek served as Director of the Corinne Seeds University Elementary School and the Urban Education Studies Center.