Sharon P. Robinson

Sharon P. Robinson is President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and was the Assistant Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Research and Improvement.

She is former President of the Educational Testing Service’s Educational Policy Leadership Institute.  She also held a variety of leadership positions at the National Education Association, including director of the National Center for Innovation, NEA’s research and development arm, and she recently served as interim deputy director of the National PTA’s Programs and Legislation office.  Her many awards include an honorary doctorate from the University of Louisville, the Award of Appreciation from the National Head Start Association, the Founders Award from the National Helping Hands Enrichment & Leadership Foundation, the and Girl Scouts’ Women of Distinction award.  Dr. Robinson has also chaired the Diversity Issues in Measurement Committee of the National Council for Measurement in Education.

Sharon Robinson's publications include Building Knowledge for a Nation of Learners: A Framework for Education Research.