Research Collaborative Advisors

The Research Collaborative has sought out the advice and oversight of a small group of highly respected senior leaders, scholars, and educators to serve as Advisors. These Advisors provide invaluable perspectives regarding the research questions being explored, the progress of the Collaborative, and the eventual deliverables it generates.

Alison Hramiec

Alison Hramiec

Alison Hramiec has spent the last 15 years re-defining what school looks like for Boston’s most at risk high school population.

H. Richard Milner IV

H. Richard Milner IV

H. Richard Milner IV (also known as Rich) returned to Vanderbilt University after five years at the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, he is the Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Education and Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.

Jal Mehta

Jal Mehta

Jal Mehta is an associate professor in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His primary research interest is in understanding what it would take to create high quality schooling at scale, with a particular interest in the professionalization of teaching.

James W. Pellegrino

James W. Pellegrino

James W. Pellegrino is co-director of Learning Sciences Research Institute, Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, and Distinguished Professor of Education.

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco

Jorge Ruiz de Velasco is the Associate Director of the Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.

Paul Leather

Paul Leather

Paul Leather is Director for State and Local Partnerships at the Center for Innovation in Education. Mr. Leather’s background and experience in Education, Counseling, and Administration in New Hampshire spans four decades.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the founding director of HGSE’s Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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