Jacqueline’s areas of expertise are in the management of large-scale initiatives involving education data use and implementing educator evaluation systems. Over the last five years with UPD Consulting, Jacqueline has focused on making education data systems friendly, useful, and meaningful to educators and school administrators; and helping states and districts build fair and accurate evaluation systems.

Her important work in the District of Columbia has garnered recognition of Jacqueline’s expertise and experience in special education policy and overall education management reform. She has also led projects focused on educator effectiveness initiatives with the Rhode Island and Oklahoma Departments of Education. In Rhode Island, she helped identify the data requirements and workflow behind the state’s Educator Evaluation and Instructional Improvement systems, providing a unique insight into one of the leading reform movements to improve educator effectiveness.

Jacqueline holds a BA from Stanford University, an MS in Education from Johns Hopkins University, and an MS in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics. She is also a former teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools.