Mark Teoh is a former high school history teacher, having taught for six years in both Texas and Pennsylvania. While in Texas, he was a Master Teacher in the Summer Bridge Houston program. He is a contributing author to two books on using data to improve instruction, "Data Wise" and "Data Wise In Action." Mark has worked in the Human Resources and Academic departments of the Boston Public Schools and, most recently, served as Executive Director of Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Development in the Seattle Public Schools.
Mark earned a B.A. in History from Rice University, a M.S.Ed. in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania, and an Ed.M. and Ed.D. in Education Policy, Leadership, and Instructional Practice from Harvard University. Mark's research has been focused on the retention of novice teachers in school districts, looking at how pre-service training, career stage, and geography impact their career decisions.