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David Scarlett Wakelyn

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Senior Director of Strategy and D...

Democracy Prep Public Charter Schools
Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
Democracy Prep Public Schools
207 West 133rd Street
New York, New York 10030
United States

Company Description: Democracy Prep Public Schools currently operates four high-performing schools in New York and replicated its model twice in Rhode Island. This fall, Democracy Prep...   more
Background

Employment History

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Education

  • PhD
  • Ph.D. , Education Policy
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. , American History
    Vanderbilt University
  • M.A. , Public Policy
    Robert LaFollette Institute
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Board of Directors « 826DC
826dc.org, 30 May 2014 [cached]
David Wakelyn, PhD
David Wakelyn is currently the Senior Director of Strategy and Development for Democracy Prep Public Charter Schools. Prior to this position, David was appointed Deputy Secretary of Education to Governor Andrew Cuomo in September 2011.
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David is the author of Raising Rigor, Getting Results: Lessons Learned from AP Expansion, "Increasing College Success: A Roadmap for Governors" and is co-author of "Retooling Career Technical Education."
Previously, he worked for America's Choice School Design and researched efforts to turn around low-performing schools in Chicago and Kentucky. David began his career as a middle school math teacher in South Central Los Angeles. He earned a B.A. in American History from Vanderbilt University, a M.A. in Public Policy from the Robert LaFollette Institute and Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
DAVID ...
nmapi.org, 18 Nov 2011 [cached]
DAVID WAKELYN
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DAVID SCARLETT WAKELYN is an API research fellow and program director in the education division at the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices. At the Center he leads the work on high school reform and efforts to improve instruction. He is the author of Raising Rigor, Getting Results, which shares lessons learned from efforts to expand Advanced Placement courses in six states. Previously, he worked for America's Choice School Design and researched efforts to turn around low-performing schools in Chicago and Kentucky. David began his career as a middle school math teacher in South Central Los Angeles. He earned a B.A. in American History from Vanderbilt University, a M.A. in Public Policy from the Robert LaFollette Institute and Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently serves as a trustee of Galapagos Charter Schools in Illinois.
Pro-Life With Christ: Consistently pro-life
pro.lifewithchrist.org, 16 July 2010 [cached]
This is not cafeteria-style standards," said David Wakelyn, program director of the education division of the NGA Center.
Southern Regional Education Board Press Releases
www.sreb.net, 18 Nov 2008 [cached]
"Vocational education needs to be more intellectually demanding," said David Wakelyn, a senior policy analyst for the National Governors Association, speaking at the SREB conference. Two of three future jobs require some postsecondary education - double the percentage of 20 years ago. Evidence also is mounting that higher earnings follow workers who have learned critical thinking and problem-solving skills, he said.
Wakelyn suggested several strategies to help states raise the quality of career/technical education: convince governors and other leaders to make the issue a major statewide focus, set higher academic standards for career courses, connect career studies to state economic development efforts, include career endorsements in high school paths of study, improve teaching in these courses, and ensure smooth transitions for students into postsecondary education.
Vote for Somebody: Merging Tech and Citizenship | RethinkEducation
rteducation.com [cached]
Guest post written by David Wakelyn, Senior Director of Democracy Prep Public Schools and former education policy advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo
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