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Home-and-Family With innovation in education her singular focus, Courtney Sale Ross has been a leader in the field for 16 years. She has embraced the dual mission of advancing the study of globalization as it affects education and being a catalyst for change in international public education. Courtney Ross has worked across a broad spectrum, establishing groundbreaking interaction between public and private sectors, utilizing corporate, governmental and private foundation grants to support Ross School"s innovative curriculum and programming into the arena of public education. In 1991, Courtney Sale Ross and her late husband, Steven J. Ross, co-chairman of TimeWarner, Inc., founded Ross School as a private incubator for 21st century education. Its creation was informed by a council of international scholars in the fields of cultural history, mathematics, engineering, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, literature and economics, among others. Ross School functions as an educational research and development environment where linking research to practice is a key function. Ross School currently serves 562 children from pre-nursery through grade 12. In 2006, Courtney Ross opened a public charter school in New York City, Ross Global Academy, in collaboration with New York University"s Steinhardt School of Education and New York City"s Board of Education. Ross Institute for Advanced Study and Innovation in Education is a vehicle for international research. It fosters the study of globalization and education, interdisciplinary curriculum for cultural understanding, scaling up of innovative school models, mind, brain and education, media, .munications and technology education, well-being and nutrition and teacher training. With the University of California Press, Ross Institute co-published Globalization: Culture and Education in the New Millennium, and more recently co-published Learning in the Global Era. Through Ross Institute"s Inter-University Consortium, university graduate schools of education utilize Ross School as a laboratory, with the findings disseminated to public educators, primarily in underserved areas. Ross Institute Teacher Academy offers .prehensive training in the Ross model; its intention is to positively affect international immigrant and inner-city student populations and to increase possibilities for systemic change. The Ross Teacher Academy, with its direct access to Ross School, Ross Global Academy public charter school, and the Ross Institute, is uniquely positioned to teach others about best practices and applied theory for 21st century education. Through the Academy, a network of mentors, scholars and master teachers provide professional development in a variety of formats for educators and educational leaders at both new and established schools. The Academy distributes information about the Ross Model curriculum and best practices in education through Ross Model schools, workshops, conferences, on-line mentoring and other collaborations. Using a collaborative approach, working directly with school leaders, the Teacher Academy ensures that the schools it serves are achieving their desired goals and applying the Ross Model authentically and effectively. Courtney Ross serves on a number of boards including those of New York University, the Asia Society, the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, the .mittee on U.S./China Relations, and the United Nations Association of the United States of America. Mrs. Ross and her daughter, Nicole-one of Ross School"s first graduating class""reside in New York City. Nicole is currently enrolled NYU"s Graduate School of Arts and Science studying Biopsychology. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: