Anissa Rodriguez Dickerman is the Chief Executive Officer for Pecan Street Inc. in Austin, Texas where she leads resource and partnership development, guides strategy, and ensures the delivery of programs that achieve measurable results in climate and conservation. Anissa has more than 20 years of experience managing an expansive portfolio of projects in the areas of teacher and school leader effectiveness, instructional and curriculum design, and education program evaluation, including managing state-wide projects in Texas, Tennessee, and Ohio. She has spearheaded business development efforts, yielding over $700M in state and federally-funded grants. Anissa previously served as the Chief Program Officer at Teaching Lab where she oversaw programmatic strategy and implementation of content development, professional learning delivery, and partnerships. She also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and in other senior level positions at Insight Education Group and in numerous roles at the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, including Director of Learning Technology, Assistant Director of School Services, and Senior Program Specialist. She began her career in education as an elementary teacher, teacher leader, school administrator, and instructional coach. B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.