Wharton, Dr. Lyndon

Dr. Lyndon Wharton is a career educator who has spent much of his life working in the Office of Public Instruction for the Illinois Department of Education.  He was intimately involved with the implementation of Illinois's Educational Reform Act of 1985, including state assessments in reading and writing, learning objectives for grades 3, 6, 8 and 10, the creation of the Illinois Administrators Academy, and many other of the 169 reforms of that landmark legislation.