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James H. Stronge, Ph.D.

Dr. Stronge

James H. Stronge is the Heritage Professor in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership Area at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. His research interests include policy and practice related to teacher quality, and teacher and administrator evaluation. His work on teacher quality focuses on how to identify effective teachers and how to enhance teacher effectiveness. Dr. Stronge has: presented his research at numerous national and international conferences such as the American Educational Research Association, University Council for Educational Administration, National Evaluation Institute, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and European Council of International Schools. Additionally, he has worked extensively with local school districts on issues related to teacher quality, teacher selection, and teacher and administrator evaluation.


Stronge has authored, co-authored, or edited 19 books and more than 90 articles, chapters, and technical reports. Some of his recent books include:


Dr. Stronge has been a teacher, counselor, and district-level administrator. His doctorate is in the area of Educational Administration and Planning from the University of Alabama. He may be contacted at:


The College of William and Mary

School of Education, P.O. Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795