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. 

Alumni Council Members

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Akisha Jones

Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (University of Delaware)
Research Assistant Professor
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Andy Baxter

Public Impact
Vice President and Senior Consulting Manager
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Brandi Holten

Bottom Line
Technical Product Director
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Dave Moyer

Tembo, Inc.
Engagement Leader
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Joshua Marland

Education Analytics
Director of Data Strategy
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Kevin Eakes

College of Charleston
Assistant Dean
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Korynn Schooley

Vice President, College Access
Achieve Atlanta
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Matt Linick

Sr. Researcher
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Richard Bowman

Albuquerque Public Schools
Richard Bowman has worked in education for more than two decades. Dr....
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Thomas Reed

ESC of Central Ohio
Executive Director
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Schoolzilla PBC


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Aaron Butler

Research Analyst
Kentucky Department of Education

Abraham Ahn

Elizabeth Public Schools
Data Analyst
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Alyssa Reinhart

Project Evident
Director, Education Practice

Anna Holt

Room to Grow
Director, Evaluation & Impact
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Anthony Setari

UMass Lowell
Visiting Assistant Professor

Anthony Sims

Bright Beginnings Inc. DC
Director of Organizational Learning
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Atnre Alleyne

Executive Director
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Bart Liguori

Legislative Research Commission, Office of Education Accountability
Reasearch Division Manager
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Billy Buchanan

Fayette County Public Schools
Director, Office of Grants, Research, Accountability, & Data (GRAD)
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Bo Yan

Jefferson County Public Schools
Data Strategy

Buddy Harris

Ohii Department of Educatiin
Innovation Specialist
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C. Todd Cummings, Ph.D

South Bend Schools
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Cara Jackson

Abt Associates
Senior Associate
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Chris Woolard

Ohio Department of Education
Chief Program Officer
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Christopher Leake

Teach For America
National Senior Vice President
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Daniel Wick

Regional Data Manager

Danny McClain

IDEA Public Schools
Managing Director of Research and Analysis
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Darryl Hill

HCM Strategists
Managing Director
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David Furlow

Education Strategy ACS International School
Senior Leader Data Analytics and Strategy
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David Hersh

Center for Education Policy Research
Director, Proving Ground

Dena Dossett

Jefferson County Public Schools
Chief, Accountability, Research, & Systems Imp
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Dr. Bryan Shelly

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Coordinator, Research & Evaluation

Education Analytics

Education Analytics and South Carolina Department of Education
Director of Strategic Partnerships
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Ellen Fugate

Connecticut RISE Network
Applied Data Manager
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Erin Dillon

Project Lead The Way
Research Director
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Gayle Burnett

Peace of Culture
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Hannah Page

Director of Data
Drew Charter School
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Hannah Poquette

Kentucky Department of Education
Research Analyst
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Heather Boughton

Ohio Department of Education
Director, Office of Research & Evaluation
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James Riddlesperger

Gradient Learning
Data Strategy Lead
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Jason Becker

Chief Product Officer
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Jen DeNeal

Associate Director, Ethics and Policy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Jessica Mellen Enos

Director of Performance

Jessica Merville

New Jersey Department of Education
Director, Office of Performance Management
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Jing Che

Rochester City School District
Senior Research Analyst
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Joshua Blankenbeckler

Passaic Public Schools
Data Systems Manager

Karen Tzong

Santa Ana Unified School District
Research Analyst
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Kate Allison

Executive Director, Research & Digital Equity

Kate Sandel

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Senior Policy Analyst
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Kate Shirley Akers

PA State System of Higher Education
Asst Vice Chancellor- Advanced Data Analytics
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Kevin Hoffman

Aspire Public Schools
Associate Manager of Innovative Learning

Kristen Rohanna

Adjunct Faculty
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Laura Maurizi

DC State Education Agency (OSSE)
Director of Research, Analysis, and Reporting

Liz Cohen

FutureEd - Georgetown University
Policy Director

Matt Goodlaw

Texas Education Agency/New Mexico PED
Social Scientist
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Matt Lenard

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Matt Lenard is a Ph.D. student in Education Policy and Program...
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Michael LaMont

Atlanta Public Schools
ED - Data + Information Group
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Nermin Zubaca

University of Delaware/Delaware Department of Education
Data Analyst

Nicole Wagner

University of Michigan - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy - Education Policy Initiative
Associate Director
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Nora Gannon-Slater

Breakthrough Schools
Director, Performance and Data Analytics
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Roxana Del Campo

Research Analyst / Independent Consultant
Consultant/Grad Student

Rubye Sullivan

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Senior Associate

Ruth Grindeland

Denver Public Schools
Sr. Submissions Manager
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Ryan Wilson

Kettle Moraine School District
Director of Data and Assessment

Sabrina Yusuf

Director of Insight & Analytics
KIPP Foundation

Scott Secamiglio

Visual Analytics and Strategy Director
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Sean Berkstresser

Tulsa Public Schools
Executive Director of Information and Analytics
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Seher Ahmad

Delaware Department of Education
Team Lead, Research and Analytics, DDOE

Shanna Ricketts

Gwinnett County Public Schools
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Shannon Stackhouse

Sr. Impact Manager
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Stephen Fedore

Tulsa Public Schools
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Steve Cartwright

Exponent Education
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Tara Chiatovich

Panorama Education
Tara Chiatovich is a Research Scientist at Panorama Education. She is...

Tara Tucci-Exilus

Education Analytics
Senior Data Strategist
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Tom Hay

Lead Product Manager
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Tom Tomberlin

Department of Public Instruction
Senior Director of Educator Preparation, Licensure, and Performance,...

Tony Pratt

Senior Industry Consultant
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Whitney Allgood

NSCC at Ramapo for Children