This year’s conference theme, "Strength in Numbers," is a celebration of a decade of data-informed progress from across our network and an opportunity to discuss our future direction. Join us for our 10th-anniversary celebration. We will look back at the evidence-informed progress we’ve made as a sector but also look forward to the pressing issues of the day. This year the event will take place at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA from May 20–22, 2019. 

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Bart Liguori

Legislative Research Commission, Office of Education Accountability
Reasearch Division Manager
Frankfort, Kentucky
Bart Liguori is the research division manager in the Office of Education Accountability (OEA) within the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission (LRC). The OEA research division is tasked with implementing the research agenda for the Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee within Kentucky's General Assembly. Among other topics, the OEA study agendas have included topics in school funding; career and technical education; preschool and full-day kindergarten; state funding to higher poverty schools; homeschooling; and school attendance. Since 2017, OEA publications have been awarded four Notable Document Awards from the National Conference of State Legislatures and three Certificates of Impact. Prior to joining LRC in 2016, Dr. Liguori was a senior research analyst in the office of strategic planning and research (OSR) at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). At KDE, Dr. Liguori oversaw several KDE research initiatives, including measuring Teacher Effectiveness and how to best close the achievement gap among students at all grade levels. He was brought to KDE through the Strategic Data Project Fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Liguori received his Ph.D. in Sociology at Cornell, where he conducted research on the role of high stakes testing on teacher behavior. Prior to earning his doctorate, Dr. Liguori was a physics and chemistry teacher in the New York City Public Schools.
Monday, May 20

12:00pm EDT

3:00pm EDT

3:30pm EDT

6:15pm EDT

Tuesday, May 21

7:30am EDT

8:30am EDT

9:30am EDT

11:00am EDT

1:00pm EDT

1:15pm EDT

2:30pm EDT

4:00pm EDT

6:30pm EDT

Wednesday, May 22

8:30am EDT

9:00am EDT

10:15am EDT

11:45am EDT

1:00pm EDT

2:00pm EDT

2:45pm EDT