Professional Capital

In this latest and most important collaboration, Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education.

Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, Professional Capital combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching. It includes action guidelines for classroom teachers, administrators, schools and districts, and state and federal leaders. This is a book that no one connected with schools can afford to ignore.

Hargreaves and Fullan set out exactly and undeniably why the only way to move for- ward is to honor and improve the profession of teaching. This book should revolutionize how policymakers and practitioners alike think and act in education.
Sir Ken Robinson, educator and author

Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan’s latest book shows that transforming our public school system isn’t magic: It comes from supporting all educators to ‘teach like a pro.”
Randi Weingarten, President of the Amercain Federation of Teachers (AFT)

A must-read! Brimming with insights and action ideas, Hargreaves and Fullan lay out a clear and cogent plan to transform American public education, community by community.
Dan Domenech, Executive Director of the School Superintendants Assosiation (AASA)

This important book makes it clear that teaching stands at a crossroads between policy decisions that will help create a great profession for all teachers, or ones that will make teaching robotic and unexciting— hurting student learning for years to come.”
Dennis Van Roekel, President of the National Education Association (NEA)


Published in 2012 by Teachers College Press