Dr. Arthur L. Costa
Arthur L. Costa is a Professor of Education, Emeritus from California State University, Sacramento, where he taught graduate courses to teachers and adminstrators in curriculum, supervision, and the improvement of instruction.
He edited the book, Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking; is the author of The Enabling Behavious and Supervision for Intelligent Teaching; and is co-author of Cognitive Coaching and Techniques for Teaching Thinking. He has also written numerous other articles and publications on supervision, teaching strategies and thinking skills.
Dr. Costa has made presentations and conducted workshops for educators throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the South Pacific. He taught int he Bellflower School District, worked as curriculum consultant in the Los Angeles County Superintedent of School's office, and served as Director of Education Programmes for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Western States, and was Assistant Superintendent of the Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools office.
Active in many professional organistions, Dr. Costa has served as president of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and as president of the antional A.S.C.D from 1988 to 1989.
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