Chris Eide
National Director of State Policy, Advocacy and Partnerships

Chris Eide came to Teach Plus after founding and serving as Executive Director of Teachers United, a teacher voice organization based in Washington State. Under his leadership, teachers assumed critical roles in driving initiatives at the district and state level on issues such as early learning, student perception surveys, teacher evaluations, and charter schools. 

At Teach Plus, Chris expands policy fellowships to new regions and leads their operations. He has served as Teach Plus Director of Development, and as Interim Executive Director of Teach Plus California and Campaign Manager for CAmpaign 3-15 in California, bringing teachers from around the state together with key legislators on teacher quality legislation. An award-winning middle school mathematics teacher, Chris lectures on the politics of public education at the University of Washington, serves on boards of education organizations locally and nationally, and has published work on education in a variety of books, newspapers, and blogs.  He is an Aspen Institute/Pahara Education Fellow and former Steering Committee Member of the British-American Project. Chris holds a BS and a BA from the University of Washington and an EdM from Harvard University.