Graduates' Employment Information

Graduates' Employment Information


M.A. in Education Policy

Our M.A. graduates gain employement in policy, research, and teaching. Some also pursue doctoral degrees. Below are samples of where our graduates are working.

Position

Employer

Policy/Administrative Positions

National Program Director

Posse Foundation, New York, NY

Program Associate

New Visions for Public Schools, New York, NY

Charter Accountability Facilitator

New Visions for Public Schools, New York, NY

Site Manager

The New Teacher Project (TNTP), New York, NY

Senior Program Manager

The National Math and Science Initative, NYC

Executive Director

Achievement Network (Anet), NYC

Outreach Director

Educators 4 Excellence, New York, NY

Grant Manager

Good Shepherd Services, New York, NY

Senior Manager, Research Writer

Newleaders.org, New York, NY

Director, Business Development

New Teacher Center, NYC

Regional Director, School Operations

KIPP, New York, NY

Director of Career Programs

The TEAK Fellowship, New York

Program Director

ISDE North America, Inc., New York, NY

Assistant Director

The College Board, New York, NY

Project Director

NYAppleseed.org , New York, NY

Director

Integration and Innovation Initiative (i3) at the Metropolitan Center for Research of Equity and Transformation of Schools at NYU Steinhardt, NYC

Founder and COE

Intersected Advisors, Greater NY City Area, NY

Director of communications & research

NYC Leadership Academy, New York, NY

Assistant to the Director

Barnard College, New York, NY

Operations Manager

Center for Public Research and Learning (CPRL), Columbia University, NYC

Program Manager

City Year, New York, NY

Adult Program Director

Integrate NYC, New York, NY

Project Assistant

Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, New York, NY

Assistant Director, Decision Science

The Opportunity Network, New York, NY

Mentor and Student Coach

Governor's Committee on Scholastic Achievement Mentoring Program, New York, NY

Program Director

NYC Department of Education

Program Accountability and Policies Manager

NYC Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education

Program Director

NYC Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education

Senior Director, Strategy and Policy

NYC Department of Education

Showcase Director

NYC Department of Education

Program Analyst and Manager

NYC Department of Education

Family Support Coordinator

NYC Department of Education

Associate Program Director

NYC Department of Education

Authentic Assessment Specialist

NYC Department of Education

Manager, Learning to Work Initiative

NYC Department of Education

Director of Policy

NYC Department of Education, NYC

Assessment Manager, Division of Early Childhood Education

NYC Department of Education, NYC

Executive Assistant to the Executive Superintendent, Manhattan

Office of Superintendent Marisol C. Rosales, NYCDOE, NYC

Program Manager for the Mastery Collaborative

Office of Leadership, Department of Teaching and Learning, NYC Department of Education

Policy Manager

NYC Department of Education

Mixed Methods Research Consultant in the Office of Policy & Evaluation

NYC Department of Education

Director of Strategy and Partnership

Affinity Field Support Center at NYC DOE, NY

Director of Marketing and Communications

Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Assistant Director for Technical Assistance

Harlem Children's Zone Wilson Institute, New York, NY

Project Director

Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA), New York, NY

Education Equity Organizer

ERASE Racism, Soyosset, Long Island

VP, Monitoring, Systems and Analysis

Acelero Learning, New York, NY

Senior Director, Strategy and Policy

NYC Department of Education

Education Manager

Success Academy Charter Schools Relay Graduate School of Education
New York, NY

Director of Student Information

Achievement First, NYC

Director

Boston Ujima Project, Greater NYC Area

Interim Head of City Operations

Sidewalk Labs, NYC

Associate Head of School

Tuxedo Park School, NYC

Director of New York City Training and Technical Assistance

All Our Kin, Inc., NYC

Student Teaching Coordinator and Instructor/Team Leader

Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY

Program Manager

The Opportunity Network, NYC

Development Coordinator

The Opportunity Network, Greater NYC Area

Assistant Principal/Co-Director

NYCDOE, Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School/Learning Partners-Urban Teacher Residency

Founder and Head of School

Brooklyn RISE Charter School, NYC

Education Manager Lead

Success Academy Charter Schools, NYC

Director of Civic Programs

The Shed, NYC

Senior Policy Associate

Advance Illinois, NYC

Manager of Education Policy

The New York Immigration Coalition, NYC

Founder & CEO

Dreamers International Education, Inc. NYC

Director of Monitoring and Compliance Systems

Acelero Learning, NYC

Regional Associate Director of Operations

KIPP, New York, NY

Education & Policy Consultant

The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, NYC

Assistant Principal

Bronx Prep Middle School, NYC

Director of Education Policy

Hispanic Federation, Albany, NY

Education Manager

Trinity Education Group, Baltimore, MD

Director of Operations

Cooperman College Scholars, Newark, NJ

Budget Manager

KIPP New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Program Specialist in the Office of Federal Programs & Grants

Newark Board of Education, Newark, NJ

Acting Division Director, Office of Career Readiness

New Jersey DOE, Trenton, NJ

Head of School

Miss Hall's School, Pittsfield, MA

Senior Associate

Center for Collaborative Education, Boston, MA

Acting Director of School and Student Performance/ Data Specialist

Worcester Public Schools, Greater Boston Area, MA

Senior Fellow on Creativity and Enterpreneurship 

Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Transition Coordinator

State of Maine Department of Corrections, Long Creek Youth Development Center, Yarmouth, ME

Compliance Manger

Mastery Charter Schools, Philadelphia, PA

Education Policy Fellow

National Women's Law Center, Washington, D.C.

Program Manager

The Pickering Fellowship, Washington, DC

Program Assistant

Chief Council of State School Officers (CCSSO), Washington, DC

DC State Board of Education, Ward 5 Member

DC State Board of Education, Washington DC

Policy Analyst, Division of Health and Wellness

DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Washington DC

Program Assistant

Education Division at National Governors Association, Washington DC

Deputy Director

Aspen Institute Sports and Society Program, Washington, DC

Specialist, Section 504 and Student Accommodations

D.C. Public Schools, Washington D.C. Metro Area

Director of Communication and Special Initiatives

PRE4CLE, Cleveland, OH

Public Policy Associate

Pittsburg Association for the Education of Young Children, Pittsburg, PA

Program Director

Youth Enrichment Services, Pittsburgh, PA

Assistant Director, Evaluation of Detroit Public Schools Community District

Detroit Public Schools Community District, MI

Senior Vice President, Youth Development

Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Atlanta, GA

Public Policy/Education Policy and Social Justice Advocate

Greater Atlanta Area, GA

Program Manager

Reading & Math, Inc., Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, MN

Research Associate

SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Academic Coordinator

Youth Policy Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Impact Analyst, Peformance Strategy

New Teacher Center, San Francisco, CA

Account Executive

CodeCombat, San Francisco, CA

Learning & Impact Specialist

The Teacher Guild, IDEO, San Francisco, CA

Program Lead

The Teacher Guild, IDEO, San Francisco, CA

Head of Teaching & Learning

Caliber Schools: Education Reimagined, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Senior Associate

PolicyLink, San Francisco, CA

Senior Public Affairs Director

Campaign for College Opportunity, Los Angeles, CA

Director of Certification

Relay Graduate School of Education, Greater LA area

Education Consultant & Policy Analyst

Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

Executive Director

San Miguel Resource Center, Telluride, CO

Project Manager/Data Specialist/Software trainer

Daxko, Birmingham, AL

Senior Project Manager

ASU Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ

Educational Leadership Consultant/Secondary Director (Grades 6-12)

Aleia Mims Consulting Services, LLC/Uplift Education, Dallas, TX

Manager of Teacher Pathways

KIPP Houston Public Schools, Houston, TX

Legislative Director

State Representative Diego Bernal, San Antonio, TX

Outreach Coordinator; Program Coordinator,

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Project Manager

Aladdin Cloud Technology, Beijing City, China

Academic Advisor

NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Education Policy and Social Analysis Independent Consultant

Bogotá, Colombia

Chief Ministers Urban Leaders Fellow

Delhi Government, New Delhi Area, India

Programme Assistant

UNESCO Asia Pacific Center of Education for International Understanding, Seoul, South Korea

Research Positions

Policy Analyst

The Children's Aid Society, New York, NY

Higher Educaton Data and Policy Analyst

The Education Trust, New York, NY

Senior Research Assistant

Community College Research Center TC, New York NY

Data and Analytics Manager

Bank Street Education Center, Bank Street College of Education, NYC

Research Associate

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYC

Data Analyst

NYCDOE, Center for Education Policy Research, New York, NY

Pre-K Analyst

NYCDOE, Office of Student Enrollment, New York, NY

Senior Analyst

NYCDOE, Office of Student Enrollment, New York, NY

Operations and Data Manager

NYC Department of Education, Office of Field Suport, New York, NY

Policy Analyst

Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, NYC

Research Analyst

NCREST, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC

Research Associate

Harlem Children's Zone, NYC

Evidence Analyst

Project Evident, Greater NYC Area

Research and Policy Analyst

Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center), Greater NYC Area

Research Analyst, Institutional Research

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Research Associate

Transforming Education, Boston, MA

Program Associate, Quality Performance Assessment

Center for Collaborative Education, Boston, MA

Associate Research Scientist

US Department of Education, Baltimore, MD

Senior Research Analyst at the Early Childhood Research & Practice Collaborative

NORC, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Analyst

DC Public Schools, Washington DC

Policy Analyst

National Governors Association, Washington DC

Policy Analyst

Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington DC

Data & Policy Analyst

The Education Trust, Washington D.C. Metro Area

Policy Analyst

PAVE (Parents Amplifying Voices in Education), Washington DC Metro Area

Research Assistant

Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, Philadelphia, PA

Associate, Strategic Analytics

The School District of Philadelphia, the Office of Research and Evaluation, Philadelphia, PA

Research Specialist Intermediate

Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Senior Research Analyst

Twitter, Atlanta, GA

Research Analyst

Digital Promise, San Mateo, CA

Director of Government Relations & Advocacy

Children's Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Analyst

UCLA, CA

Quality Improvement Specialist

WestED-San Francisco, CA

Senior Analyst - Free City College Program

San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families (DCYF), CA

Research Analyst

SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Research and Policy Associate

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Teaching Positions

Lead Teacher

Success Academy Charter Schools, NYC

Assistant Principal, Dean of Students

Success Academy Charter Schools, NYC

Associate Director

NYC Department of Education, NYC

Director of Inclusivity & Equity/Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Mirman School, Los Angeles, CA

Teacher and researcher related to the higher education syste in Macedonia

Fullbright Scholarship in Macedonia

Project Manager & Teacher

XueErSi Online School, TAL Education Group, Beijing, China

Doctoral Program

Law School student

Geogretown University, Washington, D.C.

Education Policy Program 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program

The University of Denver in Denver, CO

Educational Policy

University of Arkansas, Fayettesville, AK

Ph.D. student in the Department of Leadership, Policy , and Organizations

Peabody College, Vandervilt University, Nashville, TN

JD Candidate 2021

Berkeley Law School, Berkeley, CA

Eugene Cota-Robles Doctoral Fellow

University of California, Berkeley, CA

Ph.D. in Education Policy

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Ph.D student

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, LA

Ed.M. in Education Policy

Our Ed.M. graduates gain employment as consultants, managers, and policy analysts. Others move on to teaching positions or doctoral programs. Below are samples of where our graduates are working.

Position

Policy/Administrative Positions

Policy Consultant

New York City Department of Education, NYC, Division of Early Childhood Education

Program Director

Teach for All, New York, NY

Education Administrative Officer

NYC Dept. of Education, New York, NY

Operations Manager

Character Lab, New York, NY

General Manager

CodeSpeak Labs, New York, NY

Principal

NOVA International Schools, Massachusetts

Principal Investigator/ Assistant Commissioner

MassTeach (NSF Noyce Program)/P-16 Alignment and Outreach, at Massachussets Department of Higher Education, Boston, MA

Principal

Jeffco Public Schools, Boulder, CO

Research Positions

Budget and Education Policy Analyst

NYC Independent Budget Office, New York

Senior Analyst

Newark Public Schools, NJ

Research Director

HOPE Center at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Data Specialist

Dept. of Language and Cultural Education, Chicago Public Schools, IL

Teaching Positions

Professor

Ingeniería Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile

Doctoral Program

Sociology of Education

New York University, NYC

Education Administration

University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for the Study of Education, Canada

PhD student

University of Pennsylavnia, Philadelphia, PA

Ph.D. in Education Policy

Our Ph.D. graduates work as consultants, program directors, researchers, and faculty. Below are samples of where our graduates are working.

Position

Policy/Administrative Positions

VP, National Foundations

Teach For America, NYC

Executive Director

The Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL) at Columbia University, NYC

Research Associate (co-directs the MDRC Center for Effective Career and Technical Education.)

Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC), NYC

Partner, Evaluation and Measurement

Transcend Education, NYC

Program Director 

Next Generation Learning Challenges, Brookline, MA 

Policy Director

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Education, Boston, MA

Head of School

Gann Academy, Waltham, MA

Executive Director

The Aspen Institute, Washington, D.C.

Chief of Staff and Co-Interime Chief Academic Officer

Two Rivers Public Charter Schools, Washington, DC

Professor of Higher Education, Affiliate Professor of Law, and Associate Dean for Innovation and Strategic Partnerships

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Senior Coordinator, School Partnerships

Northwestern University, Evnston, IL

Consultant

Proteus Consulting, San Diego, CA

Research Positions

Senior Research Associate

Community College Research Center, Teachers College, NYC

Senior Research Associate

Center for Children and Technology at Education Development Center (EDC), New York

Education Researcher

Center for Education Policy/SRI International, Washington, DC

Policy Researcher

Rand Corporation, New Orleans, LA

Post doctoral associate

U. Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI

Senior Director of Policy Research

Campaign for College Opportunity, Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Positions

Assistant Professor

Boston University, Boston, MA

Assistant Professor

University of Pennsylavnia, Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Assistant Professor

University of California, Berkeley, CA

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