Research Agenda Subcommittee

The purpose of the Research Agenda Subcommittee is to identify parameters for research on the six priority areas specified in legislation: Long-term outcomes of early childhood services; long-term outcomes of primary school interventions; college readiness for high school students; timeframes for community college students to transfer to four-year colleges and earn a baccalaureate degree; impact of financial aid on educational and career outcomes; and employment outcomes after students exit education.

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, Thomas Vu, Vice President for Policy

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, Alma Mededovic, Compliance Analyst

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Tine Sloan, Ph.D., Commission Chair

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, John Hetts, Visiting Executive, Research and Data Educational Services and Support and Valerie Lundy-Wagner, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research and Data

California Department of Education, Jonathan Isler, Ph.D., Administrator and Ben Allen, Ph.D., Education Programs Consultant, Early Learning and Care Division

California Department of Social Services, Natasha Nicolai, Chief Data Strategist

California Department of Technology, Janet Buehler, Enterprise Architect

California Education Lab, Sherrie Reed, Executive Director

California Health and Human Services Agency, Jennifer Schwartz, Chief Counsel

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency, Dan Rounds, Deputy Director for Policy, Research, and Legislation

California School Information Services, Martha Friedrich, Client Services Officer

California State University Office of the Chancellor, Nathan Evans, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, Academic and Student Affairs

California State Board of Education, Sara Pietrowski, Policy Consultant

California Student Aid Commission, Jessica Moldoff, Research Data Specialist

Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research, Laura Coleman, Statewide Director

Employment Development Department, Muhammad Akhtar, Deputy Division Chief, Labor Market Information Division

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, Abraham Cicchetti, Campus Director

Hoss Lee Academy, Inc., Lisa Lee, Owner/Director

RP Group, Alyssa Nguyen, Director of Research and Evaluation

UnitekLearning.com, Steve Watkins, VP Program Development & Regulatory Affairs

University of California, Berkeley, Jesse Rothstein, Ph.D., Professor of Public Policy and Economics

University of California, Berkeley, Tameka McGlawn, Ph.D., Executive Director, College & Career Academy Support Network

University of California, Davis, Michal Kurlaender, Ph.D., Professor and Department Chair, School of Education

University of California Office of the President, Tongshan Chang, Ed.D.,  Director, Institutional Research and Planning

University of California, Santa Barbara, Russell Rumberger, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Education