Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • President: Cara Jackson, Abt Associates
  • Past-President: Colin Chellman, City University of New York
  • President-Elect: Michal Kurlaender, University of California, Davis
  • Finance Officer: Richard Bowman, Albuquerque Public Schools
  • Executive Director: Roberta Herman

Terms expiring at the close of the 2025 conference 

  • Rachel Baker, University of Pennsylvania (at large representative)
  • ​Joshua Goodman, Boston University (at large representative)
  • Ayesha Hashim, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (at large representative)
  • Krystafer Redden, Rhode Island Department of Education (government representative)
  • Jon Valant, Brookings Institute (private/non-profit representative) 

Terms expiring at the close of the 2026 conference 

  • Tolani Britton, University of California, Berkeley (at large representative)
  • Beth Schueler, University of Virginia (at large representative)
  • Lucy Sorensen, University at Albany (at large representative)
  • Matthew Duque, Maryland Department of Education (government representative)
  • Stacey Pelika, National Education Association (teacher org representative) 

Terms expiring at the close of the 2027 conference 

  • Tommaso Agasisti, Politecnico di Milano School of Management (international representative)
  • Brendan Bartanen, University of Virginia (at large representative)
  • ​Andrew Jones, Mount Mansfield Unified Union School District (government representative) 
  • Ericka Weathers, University of Pennsylvania (at large representative)
  • Gema Zamarro, University of Arkansas (at large representative)

Sustaining Members

  • Kyle Arnone, American Federation of Teachers 
  • Tina Collins, United Federation of Teachers