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John R. Gratto

John Gratto, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Education/Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. CLAHS.

John R. Gratto
John R. Gratto, Clinical Associate Professor

School of Education
7054 Haycock Road, 
Falls Church, VA 22043
540-231-8334  |

John R. Gratto is a clinical associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program.

  • K-12 school leadership and administration 
  • Creating Conditions for Success for New Teachers
  • Board of Education and Superintendent Relationships
  • Time Management for School Leaders
  • Strategies to Improve Students’ Attendance
  • EdD, Columbia University
  • MEd, Plattsburgh State University College
  • BS, Cortland State University College 
  • Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership—current President
  • Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership—former Secretary
  • Certificate of Mastery of Online Teaching, Fall 2018
  • President of the Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership
  • Teacher of the Week, October 12, 2015


10 Take-Charge Actions for Effective Proactive Communication, March 2018

Out of the Office and Into the Classroom, a Dozen Practical Ideas for Using Time Wisely, May 2017

Ten High-Yield Strategies to Improve Student Attendance, Principal Leadership, December 2016

How to Flourish as an Assistant Principal, January 2016

Developing a Survey to Determine Student Perceptions of Readiness at the Beginning of an Educational Leadership Program, National Council of Professors of Education Administration International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, Vol. 10, No. 2-November 2015

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