Research Alliance Manager; Alliance Facilitator
Andrew Seager has more than 30 years of experience supporting thoughtful change in education at both the state and district levels through program evaluation, applied research, consultation, and professional development.
Seager builds partnerships to enhance use of data and research to inform and improve practice in districts and schools, consults on building statewide systems of support, and supports systems-level change to enhance the learning and expand the learning opportunities for all students, while addressing the financial issues of the current economic climate.
Seager directs Assessment of the Educational Programs in Schools Identified as Low-Performing, funded by the New York City Department of Education, analyzing the findings about practices in 120 schools in New York City identified as persistently low-performing.
Seager is coauthor of “Achieving Graduation: New York Benchmark High Schools”; “Single Sex Schools: Characteristics and Effects”; “Voices from the Field: Regional Network Strategy Site Visits”; and the chapter “High School Capacities for Systemic Change”; among other publications.
Before joining EDC, Seager was a Senior Research Associate with RMC Research Corporation.
He received a BA in English literature from Bowdoin College and an MS in resource economics from the University of New Hampshire. He has a Certificate in Organizational Development and received training as a professional coach from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.