Joseph Bishop, Ph.D. Executive Director

Dr. Joseph Bishop is co-founder and Executive Director of the UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools. He has held a number of state and national educational leadership positions with the Learning Policy Institute, the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign with the Schott Foundation for Public Education, Opportunity Action, the Coalition for Teaching Quality, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund. Bishop has been featured in a number of digital and print media sources, including NPR, The Washington Post, EdSource and Education Week.

He is the lead author and editor of Our Children Can’t Wait: The Urgency of Reinventing Education Policy from Teachers College Press and host of the accompanying podcast, Our Children Can’t Wait.