Giselle O. Martin-Kniep

Giselle Martin-Kniep is an educator and facilitator of adult learning who believes that sustainable school improvement is an aspiration worth pursuing. Giselle has a strong background in organizational change and has several graduate degrees from Stanford University. She has worked with thousands of schools nationally and internationally in the areas of curriculum and assessment, neuroleadership, systems thinking and strategic planning.
Giselle has published multiple articles, chapters, and books including Why am I doing this?; Becoming a Better Teacher; Capturing the Wisdom of Practice; Developing Learning Communities Through Teacher Expertise; Communities that Learn, Lead and Last; and Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn.
Giselle’s most recent interests lie around determining best leverage points for sustainable school improvement, and more specifically around developing and aligning outcomes and measures used in schools.  She can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Giselle guest-edited the Fall issue of Impact Magazine, Assessing All that Matters.  Articles highlight learnings from operationalizing valued outcomes in schools and districts.  Click the cover to open Impact.

Giselle shared her insights as part of a panel on The Brain in School at the Neuroleaderhip Summit, which focused ways to take knowledge about the brain and apply that to the classroom. Listen to the panel discussion below.