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Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute

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 Tony Wagner Biography

A globally recognized voice in education, Tony Wagner is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute, founded by Linda Darling-Hammond in 2015. Prior to this appointment, Tony held a variety of positions at Harvard University for more than twenty years, including four years as an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab and the founder and co-director, for more than a decade, of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.

Tony is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and six books. Tony’s latest, Most Likely To Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for The Innovation Era, co-authored by Ted Dintersmith, was published by Scribner in 2015. Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, was published in 2012 to rave reviews and has been translated into 17 languages. His 2008 book, The Global Achievement Gap continues to be an international best seller, with more than 140,000 copies in print.

Tony served as the Strategic Education Advisor for a major new education documentary, “Most Likely to Succeed,” which had its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. He also collaborated with noted filmmaker Robert Compton to create a 60 minute documentary, “The Finland Phenomenon: Inside The World’s Most Surprising School System” in 2010.

Tony earned an M.A.T. and an Ed.D. at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

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Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It

The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It

Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools (Jossey-Bass Education)

Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools (Jossey-Bass Education)

Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools (Jossey-Bass Ed

Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools (Jossey-Bass Ed

Making the Grade: Reinventing America's Schools

Making the Grade: Reinventing America's Schools

Speaking Topics
  • Reinventing’ America’s Schools

  • Starting Points for Reinvention

  • Educators Are From Mars; Business Leaders Live on Venus: How Are We Going To Get Down To Earth Together?

  • Seeing the School Reform Elephant: What Policymakers Need to Know

  • Seeking Higher Moral and Academic Standards: A Response to Character Education

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  • Tony Wagner addresses CA, community

    Harvard University's Tony Wagner spoke at Cary Academy Dec. 15 on the topic of creating innovators.

  • DR. TONY WAGNER IS ANNOUNCED AS ACTFL 2013 OPENING GENERAL SESSION KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    ACTFL is excited to announce the Keynote Speaker at the 2013 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo opening general session. The opening session will take place in the morning of Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Tony Wagner will be this year's speaker. He will deliver the keynote address on the topic of "Creating Innovators with...

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Tony Wagner

Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute

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Tony Wagner Biography

A globally recognized voice in education, Tony Wagner is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute, founded by Linda Darling-Hammond in 2015. Prior to this appointment, Tony held a variety of positions at Harvard University for more than twenty years, including four years as an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab and the founder and co-director, for more than a decade, of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.

Tony is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and six books. Tony’s latest, Most Likely To Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for The Innovation Era, co-authored by Ted Dintersmith, was published by Scribner in 2015. Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, was published in 2012 to rave reviews and has been translated into 17 languages. His 2008 book, The Global Achievement Gap continues to be an international best seller, with more than 140,000 copies in print.

Tony served as the Strategic Education Advisor for a major new education documentary, “Most Likely to Succeed,” which had its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. He also collaborated with noted filmmaker Robert Compton to create a 60 minute documentary, “The Finland Phenomenon: Inside The World’s Most Surprising School System” in 2010.

Tony earned an M.A.T. and an Ed.D. at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

Tony Wagner Videos

  • Tony Wagner Keynote - 7 Habits of Successful Change Leaders ...
    NZPF Conference 2018 - Dr Tony Wagner (Thursday keynote) - Duration: 40:37. New Zealand Principals' Federation 74 views · 40:37.
  • Tony Wagner on skills for modern world | XSEED Education ...
    Tony Wagner speaks on developing 7 survival skills in a modern world where textual knowledge is insufficient. He speaks in a keynote address ...
  • Tony Wagner Ted Talk - 4 Min. Video - YouTube

Tony Wagner Books

Tony Wagner Speaking Topics

  • Reinventing’ America’s Schools

  • Starting Points for Reinvention

  • Educators Are From Mars; Business Leaders Live on Venus: How Are We Going To Get Down To Earth Together?

  • Seeing the School Reform Elephant: What Policymakers Need to Know

  • Seeking Higher Moral and Academic Standards: A Response to Character Education

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  • How to book Tony Wagner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Tony Wagner for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Tony Wagner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Tony Wagner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Tony Wagner?

    Booking fees for Tony Wagner, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tony Wagner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Tony Wagner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tony Wagner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tony Wagner for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tony Wagner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tony Wagner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Tony Wagner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Tony Wagner for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Tony Wagner generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Erin Gruwell, Alan November, Hill Harper, Linda Darling-Hammond and Milton Chen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tony Wagner for an upcoming event.

Tony Wagner Speaker Videos

  • Tony Wagner Keynote - 7 Habits of Successful Change Leaders ...
    NZPF Conference 2018 - Dr Tony Wagner (Thursday keynote) - Duration: 40:37. New Zealand Principals' Federation 74 views · 40:37.
    Tony Wagner on skills for modern world | XSEED Education ...
    Tony Wagner speaks on developing 7 survival skills in a modern world where textual knowledge is insufficient. He speaks in a keynote address ...
  • Tony Wagner Ted Talk - 4 Min. Video - YouTube

Tony Wagner Speaking Topics

  • Reinventing’ America’s Schools

  • Starting Points for Reinvention

  • Educators Are From Mars; Business Leaders Live on Venus: How Are We Going To Get Down To Earth Together?

  • Seeing the School Reform Elephant: What Policymakers Need to Know

  • Seeking Higher Moral and Academic Standards: A Response to Character Education

Tony Wagner News

  • Tony Wagner addresses CA, community

    Harvard University's Tony Wagner spoke at Cary Academy Dec. 15 on the topic of creating innovators.

  • DR. TONY WAGNER IS ANNOUNCED AS ACTFL 2013 OPENING GENERAL SESSION KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    ACTFL is excited to announce the Keynote Speaker at the 2013 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo opening general session. The opening session will take place in the morning of Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Tony Wagner will be this year's speaker. He will deliver the keynote address on the topic of "Creating Innovators with...

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