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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Cara Jackson

Bellwether Education Partners
Associate Partner
Cara is an associate partner with Bellwether Education Partners, focusing on issues related to evaluation and planning, research design, survey research, and quantitative data analysis. She provides technical assistance and supports capacity building related to program evaluation and quasi-experimental analysis. Cara is particularly interested in using research and evaluation to support improvement efforts in schools and districts.

Previously, Cara worked as an Evaluation Specialist for Montgomery County Public Schools, where she designed and conducted studies to inform district policies. She earned her Ph.D. in Education Policy and an advanced certificate in Education Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation from the University of Maryland. Her master’s degree is from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she is also an alum of the Strategic Data Project Fellowship.