Meet Harvey F. Silver
Harvey F. Silver, EdD, is the cofounder and president of Silver Strong & Associates and Thoughtful Education Press. A nationally recognized presenter, trainer, and coach, Dr. Silver has conducted thousands of professional development workshops and institutes for schools, districts, and state education organizations.
With the late Richard W. Strong, Harvey developed The Thoughtful Classroom™—a renowned professional development program dedicated to the goal of “Making Students as Important as Standards.” More recently, Dr. Silver has collaborated with Matthew J. Perini (SSA’s Director of Publishing & Content Development) and hundreds of educators from across the country to develop The Thoughtful Classroom Teacher Effectiveness Framework (TCTEF)—a comprehensive system for observing, evaluating, and refining classroom practice.
Harvey has also authored a number of articles, books, and resources, including these recent bestsellers: Tools for Conquering the Common Core, The Core Six, Tools for Thoughtful Assessment, The Strategic Teacher, and Tools for Promoting Active, In-Depth Learning.