Rebecca has spent her career supporting leaders of K-12 education systems to successfully implement a variety of initiatives aimed at improving student outcomes. Most recently Rebecca worked at the Education Delivery Institute (EDI) to support local, state, and national education agencies to assess current capacity, set measurable goals and interim targets, establish plans to achieve those goals, and implement routines to continuously monitor progress. She has special interest in using data visualization to communicate and investigate student success.
Prior to joining EDI Rebecca worked at the U.S. Department of Education managing a portfolio of multi-million dollar Race to the Top grants to support states in reaching identified goals implementing comprehensive education reforms. In particular, she focused on engaging in performance and project management, interpreting policy across education reform areas, and providing ongoing technical assistance and support.
Rebecca began her career as a middle school English teacher in Los Angeles, California. She holds a Master's in Educational Policy and Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Master's in Secondary education from Loyola Marymount University, and a Bachelor's in psychology and art theory and practice from Northwestern University.