Dr. Daggett is the author of numerous books about learning and education, textbooks and research studies, reports, and journal articles. Dr. Daggett was a teacher and administrator at the secondary and postsecondary levels and a director with the New York State Education Department, where he spearheaded restructuring initiatives to focus the state's education system on the skills and knowledge students need in a technological, information-based society. Dr. Daggett’s Rigor/Relevance Framework has become a cornerstone of many school reform efforts throughout the United States.
Dr. Daggett has spoken to hundreds of thousands of educators and education stakeholders in all 50 states. Quick to point out the great things about American education policy, Dr. Daggett encourages us to embrace what is best about our education system yet be courageous enough to make the changes necessary to meet the needs of all students in the 21st century.