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The CALDER Management Team is responsible for ensuring coordination of activities and efforts across sites, the quality of resulting products, and resource allocation. It is composed of:

Strategic Planning Group

The CALDER Strategic Planning Group develops detailed research agendas and identifies opportunities for specialized and opportunistic studies with high yields in terms of policy relevance. Along with the members of the Management Team, the Strategic Planning Group includes:

Advisory Board

The CALDER Advisory Board provides comment and advice on both the research plans and research products of the center. It includes the following members:

  • Richard Colvin, Executive Director, Education Sector
  • Michael Feuer, Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, The National Academies
  • Pat Forgione, Distinguished Presidential Scholar and Executive Director, Center on K-12 Assessment and Performance Management, ETS. Former Superintendent, Austin (TX) Independent School District
  • Deborah Gist, State Superintendent, Rhode Island.  Former State Superintendent, District of Columbia (invited)
  • Kenji Hakuta, Professor, School of Education, Stanford University
  • Larry Hedges, Board of Trustees Professor of Statistics and Social Policy, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University
  • David Monk, Dean, Pennsylvania State University
  • Lynn Olson, Senior Program Officer, Gates Foundation, Former Editor, Education Week
  • Jay Pfeiffer, Program Director, State Longitudinal Data Systems, MPR.  Former Florida Associate Commission for Data and Accountability
  • Andrew Rotherham, Partner, Bellwether
  • Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Center on Children and Families, The Brookings Institution
  • Barbara Schneider, John A. Hannah Chair Professorship, Michigan State Univ
  • Susan Sclafani, Vice-President of Programs, Pearson Foundation.  Former Special Counsel to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education