Fenwick W. English

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Nominated by:  Carol A. Mullen

Fenwick W. English, R. Wendel Eaves Senior Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the founder of the curriculum management audit. This trail blazing process enables schools to systematically improve student achievement by designing internal organizational linkages that align curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Phi Delta Kappa sponsors audits and audit training programs. His treatise Deciding What to Teach and Testhas been widely adopted. Audits used in federal and state court cases have resolved disputes over school integration and equity, and guided state departments of education and districts endeavoring to narrow the achievement gap. Over four decades, the curriculum management audit has been performed in over 400 school districts and three foreign countries.

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