Caitlin Scott provides research direction and support at the Learning Policy Institute (LPI). Her publications focus on educator learning and change and on improving educational systems, especially for students traditionally underserved by public schools. She has a passion for helping researchers conduct applied work that will make a difference for policymakers, educators, and students. Prior to LPI, Scott was a consultant at the Center on Education Policy and a research manager at Education Northwest. Her research includes a five-year, multi-state study of school restructuring under the No Child Left Behind Act; a national survey of rural principals implementing federal School Improvement Grants; and a six-year evaluation of the national Center on School Turnaround and Improvement. Scott received her PhD in teaching and learning from Cleveland State University.