Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss is a writer and consultant who focuses on the power of teaching and learning to empower others to improve their lives and transform their communities through innovative programs.

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Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss is a writer and consultant who focuses on the power of teaching and learning to empower others to improve their lives and transform their communities. She has developed programs for nonprofit organizations that teach youth and adults how to improve their communities with innovative, sustainable solutions. She has also introduced project-based learning (PBL) strategies to after-school providers to enrich the experiences of youth at risk.

She is a member of the National Faculty of the Buck Institute for Education, an international resource for best practices in PBL. She has also worked with educators online, facilitating webinars and extending professional development events, including a summer PBL Camp. In 2011, she spent several weeks delivering PBL workshops to teachers across India.

Suzie is coauthor of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age and Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry, and lead author of PBL for 21st Century Success: Teaching Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity. She is a regular contributor to Edutopia and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and her work has appeared in a wide range of other publications, including Educational Leadership, Principal Leadership, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and Newsweek. Find Suzie's blogs at reinventingpbl.blogspot.com and edutopia.org/suzie-boss.

Suzie holds a BA with distinction in communications from Stanford University.

Presentation titles by Suzie Boss

  • Setting the Stage for Innovation: How to Turn Your School Into an Idea Factory
  • Project-Based Learning Basics: How to Get Started
  • Fine-tuning Project-Based Learning: What You Need to Know for More Effective PBL
  • Projects That Matter: Engaging Students in Authentic Service Projects
  • How to Bring Project-Based Learning to After-School Settings