Michael D. Toth, CEO
Michael D. Toth is founder and chief executive officer of Learning Sciences International, iObservation®, and Learning Sciences Marzano Center. Formerly the president of the National Center for the Profession of Teaching, a university faculty member, and director of research and development grants, Mr. Toth transformed his university research and development team into a company that is focused on leadership and teacher professional growth and instructional effectiveness correlated to student achievement gains.
Mr. Toth is actively involved in research and development, gives public presentations, and advises education leaders on issues of leadership and teacher effectiveness, school improvement, and professional development systems. He is co-author, with Dr. Robert J. Marzano, of Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference: A New Model for Teacher Growth and Student Achievement and with Dr. Beverly Carbaugh and Dr. Robert J. Marzano of School Leadership for Results: Shifting the Focus of Leader Evaluation.