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Education Reform Team

Staff

Anne Wicks
Anne Wicks Director, Leadership Programs and Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Catherine Jaynes
Catherine Jaynes Director of Evaluation and Research; Director, Presidential Leadership Scholars George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Eva Myrick Chiang
Eva Myrick Chiang Deputy Director, Education Reform and Research and Evaluation George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Abby Hoak-Morton
Abby Hoak-Morton Associate, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

Advisors and Fellows

Robert Balfanz
Robert Balfanz Fellow, Middle School Matters George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Beth Ann Bryan
Beth Ann Bryan Senior Advisor, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Matthew Clifford
Matthew Clifford Fellow, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Mark Dynarski
Mark Dynarski Fellow, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Alexander “Sandy” Kress
Alexander “Sandy” Kress Senior Advisor, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Ruben Navarrette
Ruben Navarrette Fellow, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Steve  Tozer
Steve Tozer Fellow, Education Reform Full Bio
Sharon Vaughn
Sharon Vaughn Fellow, Middle School Matters George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Tracy Young
Tracy Young Senior Advisor, Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

Advisory Council

Hanna Skandera, Chair
Secretary of Public Education, New Mexico Department of Public Education

John Bailey
Vice President for Policy, Foundation for Excellence in Education

David Chard, Ph.D.
Dean, Simmons School of Education & Human Development, SMU

James B. Hunt, Jr.
former Governor of North Carolina

Daniel P. “Danny” King, Ph.D.
Superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District, Texas

James S. “Jim” Lanich, Ph.D
President & CEO, Educational Results Partnership (ERP)

Charles Miller
former Chairman, The University of Texas System Board of Regents

Paul Pastorek
President, Education Initiatives, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
former Superintendent of Education, Louisiana

Florence Shapiro
President and Chair of the Board, Texans for Education Reform
former Texas State Senator

Jeremy Smith
Executive Director, Rainwater Charitable Foundation

Grover J. “Russ” Whitehurst, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution and Editor, Evidence Speaks

Amy Wilkins
Senior Fellow for Social Justice, College Board

Contact Us

Contact the Education Reform team: educationreform@bushcenter.org.

Media inquiries: Sarah Boynton, media@bushcenter.org