Susan Moore Johnson is Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she served as academic dean from 1993-1999. She received her AB in English Literature from Mount Holyoke College and her MAT in English and EdD in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University. She studies and teaches about teachers’ work, educational policy, and administrative practice. Her published books include Teacher Unions in Schools, Teachers at Work: Achieving Excellence in Our Schools, Leading to Change: The Challenge of the New Superintendency, Finders and Keepers: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive in Our Schools and Managing School Districts for High Performance (with Stacey Childress, Richard Elmore, and Allen Grossman). Currently, she is director of The Project on the Next Generation of Teachers, which conducts research about the work and careers of the nation’s teaching force.