Darcy J. Hutchins Colorado Department of Education, Denver, The Johns Hopkins University
Darcy J. Hutchins
is a senior program facilitator with NNPS at Johns Hopkins University. She provides professional development to enable district, state, and organization leaders and school teams to establish and maintain comprehensive partnership programs that positively impact student success. Hutchins taught in the Baltimore City Public School System, where she developed and implemented family literacy workshops. She also has experience working with young children with special needs. She is co-author of the book Family Reading Night
(2008, Eye on Education), which guides educators to conduct effective literacy events. She also is a coeditor of annual collections of Promising Partnership Practices
. She earned her MS in education from Johns Hopkins University and is completing her PhD in education policy at the University of Maryland-College Park.