Richard joins Teach Plus as the National Director of Evaluation after working in the Research, Evaluation, and Policy division of the Center for Collaborative Education. Richard is an educational leader and mixed-methods researcher with expertise in program evaluation, data management, statistics, and family science. Working at the national, state, and local level, he has lead, evaluated, and published on several projects in the realms of school improvement, family and community engagement, family-life education, employment and engagement of teen fathers, and Title I related school programming.
Richard’s work is informed by his experience as a teacher and consultant within the New Hampshire Department of Education, the New York City public schools, and University of Missouri Extension. He earned a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University, an M.A. in Social Studies Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Family Studies from the University of Missouri.