Pasi Sahlberg, PhD, is currently visiting professor of practice at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. He is former director general of CIMO (Centre for International Mobility) at the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. He has worked as a schoolteacher, teacher-educator, and education policy adviser in Finland and as an education expert for several international organizations and consulting firms, including the World Bank, OECD, the European Commission, and UN organizations. During the last 2 decades he has analyzed education reforms around the world and has worked with education leaders in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Dr. Sahlberg was a former staff member of the World Bank in Washington, DC, and the European Training Foundation in Turin, Italy. He won the 2012 Education Award in Finland, the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in the United States, and the 2014 Robert Owen Award in Scotland for his work on equity and excellence in education. He is adjunct professor at the University of Helsinki and at the University of Oulu. For more information visit www.pasisahlberg.com.