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Professor Steve Ross

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Steven is a Senior Research Scientist, Professor, and Director at the Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) at Johns Hopkins University. Current projects include the evaluation of principal preparation and professional development programmes, and after-school mentoring and experiential learning programmes for children and adolescents.

Steven is author of six textbooks and over 140 journal articles in the areas of educational technology, at-risk learners, educational reform, extended learning time programmes and research and evaluation. He is a noted lecturer on school programmes and educational evaluation, editor emeritus of the research section of the Educational Technology Research and Development journal, and a member of the editorial board for four other professional journals.

In 1993, he was the first faculty recipient of the University of Memphis Eminent Faculty Award for teaching, research and service, and recently held the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Urban Education and a Faudree Professorship at the University of Memphis. He has testified on school restructuring research before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families, has been a consultant to the National Science Foundation on project evaluation design, and is a technical adviser and researcher on initiatives regarding the evaluation of out-of-school learning, technology usage, evaluation of principals and supplemental educational services.