Judy Finkel, Ed.D., Senior Associate, National School Reform, guides the implementation of CTAC’s turnaround services at school and district levels nationwide. She also provides counsel to school principals and evaluates school-based programs. Judy’s experience in urban education includes having served as a principal and school psychologist for Worcester Public Schools in Massachusetts. In addition, she served as project director at Worcester Community Action Council, where she developed and implemented a federal ARRA-funded program that provided employability skills, job development, and academic preparation for low-income, out-of-school 16-24 year olds. Her areas of expertise include school improvement, professional development programs for principals and assistant principals, and teacher licensure programs.