Alicia Grunow is an expert in continuous improvement in education. She cofounded the Improvement Collective, a partnership dedicated to helping organizations solve important problems in education and the broader social sector using evidence-based methods. Grunow is also a senior fellow at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where she worked prior to starting the Improvement Collective and co-authored the seminal book on improvement science, Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better. She started her career as a bilingual teacher first in Denver and then in New York City. She received her PhD in education from Stanford University.