Charles M. Achilles
Charles M. Achilles passed away in February of 2013. He was a professor of Educational Leadership at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, and at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. He had extensive experience in researching and evaluating effective schools, served as principal investigator in a 1995 study of teaching in primary classrooms ("Success Starts Small"), and led or contributed to numerous other studies on teaching. He received degrees in Classics (BA), Education (MA), and Educational Administration (EdS, EdD), all from the University of Rochester.