Believe in the power of creative innovation to improve education and communities? The Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC) offers professionals who share our mission the chance to make a significant positive impact in diverse settings.

CTAC offers the opportunity to assist school systems and communities nationwide as part of a highly collaborative team recognized for results. CTAC is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Associate, Research and Evaluation

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our research and evaluation team. This senior level position focuses on such critical issues as teacher and administrator evaluation, school and district turnaround, state-to-district assistance, educator recruitment and retention, and STEM. The Senior Associate will conduct both qualitative and quantitative research to 1) evaluate and assess the efforts and effects of educational initiatives on student achievement and educator performance; and 2) inform and assist states, school districts, schools, and community-based organizations to build capacity and create sustainable, systemic change that benefits students and educators. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in education, economics, statistics or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of substantive, first-hand professional experience in conducting research and analysis. Learn more »

Senior Associate, Leadership Development and Urban Education

The Senior Associate, Leadership Development and Urban Education, advances professional learning by identifying and building educator capacity to implement best leadership and instructional practices, and improve student achievement results. This senior level position provides on-site and virtual technical assistance to strengthen leadership and instructional development, and institutionalize instructional practices that support schools and classrooms. The position requires extensive knowledge and demonstrable experience in leadership, instructional and curricular development, exceptional managerial ability and communication skills, and expertise in pedagogy and curriculum. Candidates must have knowledge of major education reform initiatives, vision, and detail orientation. Learn more »

Senior Associate, Instructional Development and Multi-Lingual Learning

The senior level position requires expertise in multi-lingual learning, school improvement strategies, and major education reform initiatives. The successful candidate must also have exceptional managerial ability and communication skills, both vision and detail orientation, and skill in building leadership teams within multi-racial settings. The Senior Associate leads the Center’s multi-lingual learning initiatives and co-develops strategic opportunities to advance innovative reforms. The position grows the internal capacity of CTAC staff, and builds the external capacity of educational leaders nationwide to accelerate student learning. Learn more »

Senior Associate, Finance and Administration

We’re looking for a talented individual to coordinate all facets of accounting administration and be responsible for recording all day-to-day financial transactions. Responsibilities include preparing month-end and year-end closing, general ledger, and supporting external audits, as well as ensuring overall compliance with internal controls and processes. Additional responsibilities include supporting the organization administratively, assisting with human resources, and providing in project support as needed. This hands-on position requires exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational and planning skills, and effective interpersonal skills. Learn more »