For information about our practice work with schools and districts, contact Jeannette LaFors
at ext. 320.
Director of Equity Initiatives, The Education Trust-West
Email or Call: (510) 465-6444 x320
Jeannette has nearly twenty years of experience in the education sector.
She obtained a B.A. from Stanford University in American Studies and went on to get her M.A. in Education, also from Stanford.
taught high school for six years in Belmont, CA and held multiple leadership positions during this time.
She then returned to Stanford to get her Ph.D. in Education Administration & Policy Analysis.
While at Stanford she
conducted extensive research in teaching quality policies and instructional leadership.
Over the course of her career she served as a program coordinator for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), mentored student teachers, reviewed national history standards, led various school and district professional development efforts, and advised numerous student groups.
In 2004 she became Vice-President of Instruction for Envision Schools where she oversaw curriculum and instruction, knowledge management, school accountability, teacher and leader professional development, and program evaluation and research.
Her most recent position was Senior Director of Professional Services at Teachscape, Inc. a privately held instructional improvement company.