Marc S. Tucker

Member, Advisory Committee;

President Emeritus and Distinguished Senior Fellow, The National Centre on Education and the Economy (NCEE)

Marc S. Tucker is President Emeritus and Distinguished Senior Fellow of The American National Centre on Education and The Economy, a non-governmental organization based in Washington, DC, the United States. Marc is an expert on academic and occupation standards and assessment. He is also a leader in researching the policies and practices of countries with the best education systems in the world. In the 1970s, he served as Associate Director of the National Institute of Education, where he was in charge of government-funded research on education policy for the United States.


He created the Carnegie Forum on Education and the Economy, which later became the NCEE, and authored the 1986 Carnegie Report, A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century. The Carnegie Forum team, led by Marc, later created the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, with him serving as its first president.


Marc was cited by former US President Bill Clinton as a major intellectual contributor to his education and labor policies. He received the James Bryant Conant Award from the Education Commission of the States in 2014. Mr Tucker also has advised governments around the world on their education policies.