L. Costa, Ed.D.
is an Emeritus Professor of Education at California
State University, Sacramento and Co-founder of the Institute
for Intelligent Behavior in El Dorado Hills, California.
has served as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant,
an assistant superintendent for instruction and as the
Director of Educational Programs for the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration.
has made presentations and conducted workshops in all
fifty states as well as Mexico, Central and South America,
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Europe, Asia
and the Islands of the South Pacific.
of numerous journal articles, he edited the book, "Developing
Minds": A Resource Book for Teaching
Thinking; is the author of "The Enabling
for Intelligent Behaviors", and "The
School as a Home for the Mind." He
is co-author (with Larry Lowery) of "Techniques
for Teaching Thinking","Cognitive
Coaching: A Foundation for Renaissance Schools",
(with Bob Garmston) and co-editor of "Assessment
in the Learning Organization", "The
Habits of Mind Series" (with Bena Kallick)
and the trilogy, "Process as Content"
(with Rosemarie Liebmann,).
in many professional organizations, Dr. Costa served
as President of the California Association for Supervision
and Curriculum Development and was the National President
of A.S.C.D. from 1988 to 1989.