Bruce is an award-winning writer whose work has been honored by the Education Writers Association and the National Staff Development Council. He is the author and co-author of numerous publications related to organization and professional development, mentoring, quality teaching, and improving professional cultures. He has served as a classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator, and staff developer in the Oberlin, Ohio and Concord, Massachusetts public schools. He holds a B.A. degree from Antioch College and a M.Ed. from Lesley College. Bruce and his wife Leslie enjoy living up a dirt road in Southern Vermont, where they enjoy natural history, birdwatching, and nature photography.
Selected publications include:
- Data Driven Dialogue: A Facilitator’s Guide to Collaborative Inquiry (with Laura Lipton, MiraVia, LLC)
- Mentoring Matter: A Practical Guide to Learning-focused Relationships (with Laura Lipton, MiraVia LLC)
- Groups at Work: Strategies and Structures for Professional Learning (with Laura Lipton)
- How to Talk So Teachers Listen (with Laura Lipton, Educational Leadership)
- Shifting Rules, Shifting Roles: Transforming the Work Environment to Support Learning (with Arthur Costa and Laura Lipton, NSDC)
- The Adaptive School: Developing and Facilitating Collaborative Groups (with Robert Garmston, Roman & Littlefield)