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Janet Carlson

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Janet Carlson

Associate Professor (Research)

Assistant: Sylvia Cardenas


Janet Carlson is an Associate Professor (Research) and the Faculty Director of the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching (CSET) at Stanford University. CSET works in educational partnerships to solve persistent problems of practice by improving the quality of instruction, keeping equity at the center of the work, and developing leading teachers In doing this work, CSET intends to raise the status of the teaching profession, keep high-quality teachers in classrooms, and improve each student’s access to equitable learning opportunities. This work is taking place within the US and in collaboration with other countries who are examining issues of equity and student learning.

Other Titles

Associate Professor (Research), Graduate School of Education

Program Affiliations

CTE: Science Education
CTE: Teacher Education

Research Interests

Professional Development | Science Education | Teachers and Teaching

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