Dr. Robert J. Marzano is the cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Denver, Colorado.
Throughout his forty years in the field of education, he has become a speaker, trainer, and author of more
than thirty books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing, and implementing
standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include: The Art and
Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction, Making Standards Useful in
the Classroom, District Leadership That Works: Striking the Right Balance, Designing and Teaching
Learning Goals and Objectives, and On Excellence in Teaching.
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.