Dan Goldhaber is the Director of the Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER, caldercenter.org) at the American Institutes for Research and the Director of the Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR, cedr.us)at the University of Washington. Both CALDER and CEDR focus on using state administrative data to do research that informs decisions about policy and practice.
Dan’s work speaks to issues of educational productivity and reform at the K-12 level, the broad array of human capital policies that influence the composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce, and connections between students' K-12 experiences andpostsecondary outcomes. His work is regularly published in leading peer-reviewed economic and education journals and findings from these articles have been covered in more widely accessible media outlets such as National Public Radio, the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, and Education Week. Dan previously served as president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy, an elected member of the Alexandria City School Board, and as co-editor of Education Finance and Policy.