The Learning Sciences Marzano Center

The Learning Sciences Marzano Center is a leader in solutions for teacher and leader evaluation and growth. Through three key focus areas, we’ll help you implement systems that drive student achievement.

Professional
Development

Ensure that teachers are prepared to instruct students in the cognitively complex skills necessary to meet new college and career readiness standards.

Observation &
Evaluation

With options for teachers, school leaders, district leaders, and non-classroom personnel, the Learning Sciences Marzano Center offers a wide variety of high-impact observation / evaluation models.

Fully Integrated
Technology

iObservation® is the ideal observation and evaluation companion, offering an interactive web-based data management system for classroom walkthroughs and teacher and leader evaluation.

We specialize in deep implementation of continuous-teacher-growth systems, focusing on best practices to support teachers in improving their daily instruction. We partner with states, districts, and schools to build educational expertise, so that every student can become a better learner and achieve — forever.

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Robert J. Marzano

Dr. Robert J. Marzano

Executive Director

Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is executive director of Learning Sciences Marzano Center for Teacher and Leader Evaluation. He is a nationally recognized researcher in education, speaker, trainer, and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles.
Michael D. Toth

Michael D. Toth

CEO

Michael Toth is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Learning Sciences International, iObservation, and Learning Sciences Marzano Center for Teacher and Leader Evaluation. Mr. Toth is actively involved in research and development and advises education leaders on leadership and teacher effectiveness.
Dr. Beverly G. Carbaugh

Dr. Beverly G. Carbaugh

Vice President and Senior Fellow

Beverly Carbaugh, Ed.D., is Vice President and Senior Fellow of Learning Sciences Marzano Center. She is a nationally recognized speaker and presenter and provides support to schools and districts that are implementing the Marzano evaluation models.

“The Learning Sciences Marzano Center is a hub, a place where an educator can go and get access to the cutting-edge reports and resources they need to better understand teacher and leader evaluation.”

Dr. Robert J. Marzano

Why the LSI Marzano Center?

We are the #1 solution for teacher and leader evaluation and continuous growth.

We specialize in deep implementation of teacher growth systems, with the goal of increased student achievement.

We help you develop your teachers and leaders, because every student benefits when every teacher and leader is continuously growing.

We know that you share that goal.

What Educators Are Saying

The Marzano Focused Teacher Evaluation Model really activates teachers to think about their practice and growing as professionals. It helps us instill that kind of thinking—that we’re all constantly striving for growth and creating the right environment for it. Sara Maline

Principal, Arizona School for the Arts

We love the fact that the Marzano Focused Teacher Evaluation Model allows us to align multiple elements to a single quality standard—and in a state like Colorado—where you have multiple quality standards—that’s a huge help. Mike Pickering

Superintendent, District 49 Zone, CO

We’re excited by the possibilities for teacher and student growth thanks to the Marzano Focused Teacher Evaluation Model and its support for standards-based classrooms. Lucinda Kelley

Deputy Superintendent, Hendry County District Schools, FL

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