Rachel Lotan

Rachel Lotan
Professor of Education

Lotan is the Director of the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP). Her teaching and research focus on teaching and learning in academically and linguistically diverse classrooms as well as teacher education. Previously, she co-directed the Program for Complex Instruction at Stanford, where she worked on the development, research and worldwide dissemination of complex instruction, a pedagogical approach to creating equitable classrooms. For ten years before starting graduate work, Lotan taught English and French in junior high and high school.