Marie Hubley Alcock, Ph.D is a futurist educator and thought leader. She has authored and co-authored a number of books in the field of education on topics such as; contemporary curriculum design, meaningful assessment practices, questing and engaging instructional practices, the future of education systems and policy, game design in the classroom, virtual interdependent thinking in humans, standards based practices, and education technology in classrooms.
Dr. Alcock has also participated in the foundation of and running of several educational companies and non-profit organizations including Learning Systems Associates which is a national and international consulting firm and Tomorrow’s Education Network which is a non profit dedicated to promoting classical and contemporary literacy development for students. This project led to the foundation of a professional development library for educators with over 1000+ resources available at minimal or no cost.
She us currently on the board of 21st Century Learning International and LINKS a comprehensive education system (CES) company Marie has been a teacher and administrator in private and public schools for over 25 years. She has been a professor at Walden University. She is an active advocate for learners of all ages and has said the “science of teaching is an invitational art”. She is known for describing a quality curriculum as “one with balance between guaranteed non-negotiables and personalized, joyful, career inspiring experiences that can make the world a better place”.