Pennsylvania Center for Women in Politics at Chatham University

This panel discussion will include topics such as measuring teacher effectiveness, technology in school, and increasing learning opportunities outside of class.


Catherine H. Augustine, RAND Senior Policy Researcher: Catherine Augustine is a senior policy researcher and quality assurance manager at the RAND Corporation. Her work focuses on improving educational outcomes for students in urban school districts.

Laura S. Hamilton, Associate Director or RAND Education: Laura Hamilton is a senior behavioral scientist, a faculty member at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an adjunct faculty member in the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Sciences and Policy Program.

John F. Pane, Distinguished Chair in Education Innovation and Senior Scientist in RAND Education: John F. Pane researches the implementation and effectiveness of innovations in education, with a focus on personalized learning, education technology, math, and science.