Grant Wiggins is the president of Authentic Education in Hopewell, New Jersey, a consulting, research, and publishing organization. He earned an EdD. from Harvard University and a BA from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. Wiggins consults with schools, districts, and state education departments on a variety of reform matters; organizes conferences and workshops; and develops print materials and web resources on curricular change.
For 20 years, Wiggins has worked on some of the most influential reform initiatives in the country, including Vermont's portfolio system and Ted Sizer's Coalition of Essential Schools. He has established statewide consortia devoted to assessment reform for North Carolina, and headed standards clarification work for the state education departments in Delaware, New Jersey, and Mississippi.