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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Courtney Franklin

Teach For America
Director Strategic Data Consultation & Support
Courtney Franklin is the director of Strategic Data Consultation & Support for measuring student outcomes at Teach For America (TFA). She has worked for the organization for 8 years and been a part of shaping the organization's measurement strategy for the past 6 years, working across 51 regions in 38 states. In addition, she is a member of the National Pracitioners Advisory Group (NPAG) at The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Prior to joining TFA's staff, Franklin taught at the middle school, high school, and college levels, beginning her career in education as an English Language Arts teacher in Chicago Public Schools. She served as a founding classroom teacher and dean on the leadership team, working to establish a community-based charter school, Ceiba College-Prep, in Watsonville, California. She oversaw the execution of several TRIO grant programs in San Diego County, working for the Pre-College Institute at San Diego State University (SDSU), School of Education. She also has held positions within the English and Rhetoric & Writing Studies departments, as well as serving as an academic advisor and mentor for at-risk undergraduate student athletes at SDSU.