Christopher Mazzeo’s work focuses on the diverse pathways to postsecondary success and developing and maintaining data and research partnerships. He is currently the Director for Evidence Use at Education Northwest and also serves as the Director of REL Northwest. Prior to joining Education Northwest, Mazzeo spent three years with the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR), where he managed CCSR’s nationally focused policy and capacity-building initiatives. In this role, he consulted extensively with state and national policymakers, states, school districts, and funders on developing and using indicators of high school graduation and postsecondary readiness, enrollment, and success. Mazzeo has also served as an evaluation consultant and project partner with various philanthropic organizations, including the Joyce, Lumina, James Irvine, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Sciences, Policy, and Educational Practice at Stanford University in 2001.
Alternative Accountability Toolkit Receive an alternative accountability toolkit based on work Education NorthWest has done with school districts and states in the Northwest. The toolkit includes templates and guidelines for developing and implementing accountability systems that reflect the complexity of alternative programs. The Session will also address considerations for multiple measure accountability under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Session attendees will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the toolkit that will be used to inform and improve the next iteration.
the annual alternative accountability policy forum is a conference from: