Elizabeth Foster, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, manages NCTAF’s research and policy analysis projects, program evaluation, and contributes to NCTAF’s development and direction. Prior to NCTAF, Elizabeth was the Research and Policy Associate at Recruiting New Teachers in Boston. Her work includes published research studies on policy and program developments in teacher recruitment, preparation and development topics, including urban teaching shortages, community college teacher preparation, professional learning communities, and the demographics of the education workforce. Previously, Elizabeth taught middle school special education, conducted quantitative and qualitative research, and worked for several New York City public education innovation projects. Elizabeth has a BA in political science from Trinity College and Master’s Degree in education from Harvard University.
You can follow Elizabeth on Twitter at @EFoster11.