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Robert L. Harriman, Ed.D.

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Degree: Ed.D., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
Major: School Administration
Cognates: Curriculum, Research, Psychology
M.A., San Jose Sate University, San Jose, California
B.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, California
General Administration, Life
Elementary Administration, Life
General Secondary - Teaching, Life
General Elementary - Teaching, Life


The company reflects the cutting edge of learning throughout the world; including the conjoined work of educational practitioners and neuroscience.
1998 - 2006 ADJUNCT TEACHER, Chapman University College, San Diego, California.
Graduate School of Education,
Eduu 606 Discover Learning in the Mind, Brain and Body.
Eduu 684 Politic in Education (1998-2004)
1985 - 1998 SUPERINTENDENT - Del Mar Union School District; Del Mar, California, K-6:
The Del Mar Union School District is one of the finest school districts in the United States.
1979 - 1985 SUPERINTENDENT - Gold Trail Union School District, Placerville, California, K-8
1977 - 1979 PRINCIPAL - La Canada Unified School District, La Canada, California, K-12
1968 - 1977 PRINCIPAL - Cupertino Union School District, Cupertino, California, K-8
1962 - 1968 TEACHER - Cupertino Union School District, Cupertino, California, K-8


1973 - 1974 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Institute for Educational Leadership. On leave from principalship to work on my doctorate. The Institute for Educational Leadership organized professional development for Universities, School Districts, Region 8 of ACSA, and the School Boards Assoc.; Santa Clara County.
1970 - 1971 PRINCIPAL - International School of Lusaka, Zambia (Africa)
School to School Program via the Office of Overseas Schools
Washington D.C. (sabbatical).


Nov 2007 International Mind, Brain, and Educational Society
(charter member)
Conference ‘07
Fort Worth, Texas
May 2007 Innovation, Growth and Equity OECD Forum 2007
Palais, Brongniart,
Place de la Bourse, Paris
Apr 2007 Review of new journal:
International Mind, Brain, and Education Society.
Harvard University - Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA
Feb 2007 Learning & the Brain; Enhancing Cognition and Emotions for Learning and Student Performance
San Francisco, California
Jul 2006 Glial Cells in Health & Disease
Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory, New York
Apr/May 2006 Learning & the Brain - Using Brain Research to Improve Child Learning & Treat Learning Disorders
Cambridge Marriott Hotel & Harvard University
Feb 2006 Neuroscience and Educational Practitioners review and contribute to upcoming text; now published:
Understanding the Brain: The Birth of a Learning Science
OECD Danish Learning Lab, Denmark
Jan 2006 January 2006 The International Movement Disorder Society
(Continuous) (Member)
Oct 2005 Motivating the Mind: Using Brain Research to Enhance Student Performance; Learning and the Brain.
Harvard University Faculty Club & Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, Mass
Summer 2005 “Cognitive Science and the Adult Learner”
Chapman University College Teaching Conference, Irvine, California
2005 Jean Piaget Society
Summer 2003 Investigating the Mind: Exchanges between Buddhism and the biological sciences on how the mind works. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama participated in all sessions along with an outstanding array of scientists.
MIT Campus
Summer 2002 Connecting the Mind, Brain and Education Institute
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
(Participant - Student)
Summer 2001 Project Zero with Howard Gardner and David Perkins
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
(Participant - Student)

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