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Education Reform Team

Staff

Anne Wicks
Anne Wicks The Ann Kimball Johnson Director of the Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Eva Myrick Chiang, Ph.D.
Eva Myrick Chiang, Ph.D. Director, Evaluation and Research George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Justine Taylor-Raymond
Justine Taylor-Raymond Program Manager, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Alex Dowdy
Alex Dowdy Program Manager, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

Advisors and Fellows

Robert Balfanz
Robert Balfanz Advisor, Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Matthew Clifford
Matthew Clifford Advisor, Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Mark Dynarski
Mark Dynarski Advisor, Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
William McKenzie
William McKenzie Senior Editorial Advisor George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Steve  Tozer
Steve Tozer Fellow, Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

Advisory Council

Dr. David Chard
Dean ad interim, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, Boston University

James B. Hunt, Jr.
Former Governor of North Carolina; Foundation Chair, the Hunt Institute

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

Stephanie L. Knight
Dean, Simmons School of Education & Human Development, SMU

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

Mark Okada
Managing Partner, Sycamore Tree Capital Partners

Paul Pastorek
Managing Partner, Pastorek Partners; Former Superintendent of Education, Louisiana 

Florence Shapiro
Former Texas State Senator

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

Jeremy Smith
Co-President, Rainwater Charitable Foundation

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

Amy Wilkins

Senior Vice President, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Contact Us

Contact the Education Reform team: [email protected]

Media inquiries: Sarah Gibbons, [email protected]