Rosann leads an experienced team of Research and Policy staff in a range of projects to inform district-level reform and community organizing for school reform. The team’s work includes original research; documentation and evaluation of reform efforts; analyses of current education policies; and the development of tools to share lessons and best practices. Previously, she was founding director of research and evaluation at the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) in Boston, where she led studies of autonomous small school reform, reviewed English language learner education in urban districts, and documented patterns of enrollment and outcomes in the Boston Pilot School network. She was lead author of a chapter in Forbidden Language: English Learners and Restrictive Language Policies, edited by Patricia Gandara. She has served on the Massachusetts Committee on the Proficiency Gap and the board of the Mission Hill School in Roxbury, MA, and is currently a board member of TERC. She earned a BA from Cornell University and a PhD in Biological & Biomedical Sciences from Harvard University.