Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
Dr. Terry Stoops is the director of the Center for Effective Education. He received a Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Stoops is the director of the Center for Effective Education.
Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the program assistant for the Child Welfare Education Programs at the University of Pittsburgh. He taught English at Spotsylvania High School and served as an adjunct instructor in professional communication at the University of Mary Washington. He was a research assistant in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. He is co-founder of Carolina Charter Academy, a public charter school located in Angier, North Carolina.
Dr. Stoops earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Clarion University and a master’s degree in Administrative and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education. He earned a Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia School of Education and Human Development. He received a certificate in education finance from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.
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