Vice President, Networks & Innovation
Allison Carter, Vice President, Networks & Innovation, leads a portfolio of grant-funded projects, which includes three networks of school districts working together to solve shared problems of practice, several research-focused projects, and a project focused on working with districts to redesign state-mandated Local Control and Accountability Plans. Through these projects, Allison manages partnerships with organizations including Policy Analysis for California Education at Stanford, WestEd, American Institutes for Research, EdTrust-West, the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, and the California Department of Education.
In her first five years at Pivot, Allison served as a Program Manager focused on designing and implementing large-scale change projects with school districts, including Los Angeles Unified School District (USD), Chicago Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and Sacramento City USD.
Prior to joining Pivot, Allison was a Fellow at Alameda USD with Education Pioneers, and an elementary school teacher in New York City. Allison was a 2005 NYC Teach for America Corps Member. Allison has an MA in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies from Stanford University and an MST in Elementary Education from Pace University in New York.