Kenneth Wong, Ph.D., Senior Counsel and Co-Director of CTAC’s Consortium for State-to-District Assistance, has conducted extensive research in school governance, federal and state education policy, management reform, and systemwide improvement and innovation strategies. He advises the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Secretaries of Education and Interior, state legislature, governors, mayors, and the leadership in several large urban school systems on how to redesign accountability frameworks. Ken served as facilitator for the development of the Providence Public School District Turnaround Action Plan in 2020. He was a key architect of the State of Rhode Island’s 2010 school funding formula, the first major funding reform in twenty years. Ken was the founding director of National Center for the Study of School Choice and Student Achievement. He was editor of a major educational policy journal, Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Ken holds the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair for Education Policy and directs the Urban Education Policy Program at Brown University. He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution.