Jones, Curtis

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Director of SREed, Co-Director of WEERP
Socially Responsible Evaluation in Education

Dr. Curtis Jones is the founding director of the Office of Socially Responsible Evaluation in Education (SREed). Before creating SREed in 2013, Dr. Jones was the principal evaluator of extended learning programs for the Chicago Public Schools, the director of research, evaluation, and assessment for Perspective Charter Schools in Chicago, and the director of evaluation for the Value-Added Research Center (VARC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Jones created SREed to provide educators with authentic, rigorous and useful data that informs efforts to promote fairness and access to educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds. Dr. Jones holds a PhD in community and prevention research from the University of Illinois Chicago.