Joan McRobbie

Joan McRobbie is Senior Associate, National School Reform, at the Boston-based Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC), whose work involves intensive technical assistance with school districts; research and evaluation; and advisory to policymakers at all levels. Prior to CTAC, she has long held senior policy and research positions in education R&D firms, notably San Francisco-based WestEd, as well as cabinet posts in a major urban school district (San Diego Unified). Previously, as a journalist, she won numerous national, regional, and local journalism awards. She holds an MPA degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where she was a Lucius N. Littauer Fellow.