Ginger M. Reynolds, PhD is a Senior Fellow at Education Systems Center. She works to assist EdSystems initiatives through policy research and analysis and qualitative evaluation. She is particularly interested in issues of accountability, systems transformation, and the potential of Competency-Based Education to shift education policy toward more student-centered learning.

Ginger is an accomplished senior education leader with over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings including serving as Chief Officer of Research, Evaluation, and Accountability for Chicago Public Schools, as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning at the Illinois State Board of Education, and as Director of the Chicago Teacher Partnership Program. She is an advocate for equity and committed to serving diverse and underserved communities.

Ginger holds a PhD in Education Policy Studies from the University of Illinois. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their daughter and their overactive Labrador, Jake.

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