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Thomas Hatch

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1992; Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1984;  A.B.,  Brown University, 1983.

Scholarly Interests

School reform; teaching and learning; teacher research; and human development.

Selected Publications

Thomas Hatch ( 2009).  Managing to change:  How schools make improvements in turbulent times.  New York:  Teachers College Press.

Thomas Hatch & Desiree Pointer (2007).  Making teaching public:  A digital exhibition.  Teachers College Record. 

Thomas Hatch (2006).  Improving schools in turbulent times.  The New Educator, 2, 267-276. 

Thomas Hatch with Melissa Eiler White, Jason Raley, Kimberlee Austin, Sarah Capitelli, and Deborah Faigenbaum (2005)Into the classroom:  Developing the scholarship of teaching and learningSan Francisco:  Jossey-Bass. 

Thomas Hatch, Dilruba Ahmed, Ann Lieberman, Deborah Faigenbaum, Melissa Eiler White, and Desiree Pointer Mace (Eds.) (2005).  Going public with our teaching:  An Anthology of PracticeNew York:  Teachers College Press.

Thomas Hatch, Melissa Eiler White & Deborah Faigenbaum (2005).  Expertise, Credibility, and Influence:  How teachers can advance the field.  Teachers College Record. 107 (5).

Meredith Honig & Thomas Hatch (2004).  Crafting coherence: How schools strategically manage multiple, external demands.  Educational Researcher, 33 (8), 16-30.

Thomas Hatch (2002). When improvement programs collide. Phi Delta Kappan. 83 (8), 626-634.

Thomas Hatch (2001).  It takes capacity to build capacity, Education Week, 20(22), 44, 47.


useful web sites

C&T 4004: School change

Major themes include state of the field regarding school change, schools as social organizations, the individual in the organization, theories of change, and implementation strategies and processes.