A little about me
I’m currently an associate partner with Bellwether Education Partners and a 50CAN National Voices Fellow. Prior to joining Bellwether in March 2019, I worked as a senior data scientist at the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS) and served as a Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellow at the Kentucky Department of Education.
I got my start in education as a fifth-grade teacher and Teach For America corps member. That experience propelled me into education policy research and analysis through roles at ConnCAN and TNTP before moving to Kentucky in 2015.
I strive to be curious, not judgmental.
My recent piece in The 74 led to an opportuntiy to discuss how we can treat curriculum as infrastructure on the Melissa and Lori Love Literacy podcast. To read a summary of our conversation, head over to Ahead of the Heard.Read more
Public schools are designed to provide every student with an equal opportunity to achieve the American dream. In reality, that ideal is removed from the lives of millions of K-12 schoolchildren. Geographic school district boundaries and the rental housing market limit options for students with the highest needs while benefiting more affluent families in far too many communities across the country.Read more