As a Managing Director, Rob co-leads Mass Insight’s School Improvement team and national partnerships. He oversees the design of our work with partner schools, districts, and SEAs. This includes conducting comprehensive needs assessments at all levels, facilitating strategic planning, and supporting the creation and implementation of performance management systems. Rob brings to the role a decade of experience in education. Among his recent projects at Mass Insight, Rob has led an equity audit of all district systems for a partner in the Midwest, strategic planning for districts in Pennsylvania, state level school improvement strategy in Texas, and facilitated the research and development of Mass Insight’s Instructional Coaching Framework. Rob was also recently lead writer for Mass Insight’s school improvement planning roadmap [link] which describes actionable critical elements (and common pitfalls to avoid) in the school improvement planning process based on national work. Prior to joining Mass Insight, Rob worked with TNTP in Baltimore where he trained instructional coaches and led Common Core content training. He started his career in rural North Carolina as a high school teacher where he founded an AP program, and served as department chair and baseball coach. He holds a BA from Macalester College.
Job title: Managing Director of School Improvement