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William Moloney

William Moloney

Colorado Commissioner of Education (1997-2007)

In a rich and varied professional life spanning over 30 years, Dr. Moloney has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, headmaster, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, as well as four years as Director of the American School in London.

Commissioner Moloney has been a leading advocate for school reform nationwide, as a speaker, consultant, newspaper columnist, contributor to professional journals, co-author of two books, and adjunct university faculty member. He has served three terms on the National Assessment Governing Board and is on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Teacher Quality and the Foundation for Teaching Economics Board of Trustees. He holds a doctorate in education management earned at Harvard University.