George Lucas Educational Foundation

Christine Pitts

Policy Advisor

Christine Pitts, policy advisor at NWEA, is an educator, leader, and researcher by training. She collaborates with researchers, policymakers, and state leaders to study and advocate for policies that advance equity in education. Her policy research focuses on elevating diverse stakeholder narratives through network analysis and mixed methods research. Dr. Pitts earned her PhD from the University of Oregon and previously worked as a teacher and school administrator.


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