Valerie von Frank Michigan State University, USA
Valerie von Frank
has written extensively about education over several decades as a daily newspaper reporter in multiple states covering public schools and, over the last decade, for NSDC publications, including JSD, Tools for Schools, The Learning System, The Learning Principal,
She is a former editor of JSD,
worked as a daily newspaper editor, served as communications director in an urban public school district, and was communications director for a Michigan nonprofit school reform organization. She is co-author with Ann Delehant of Making Meetings Work: How to Get Started, Get Going, and Get It Done
(Corwin Press, 2007). She is currently NSDC’s book editor and a freelance writer and editor.