Angela Gong

Angela Gong
Former Research Analyst,
Policy Analysis for California Education, Stanford University

Angela Gong was a research analyst with PACE. She is presently a teacher of 7th and 8th grade math in the Granite School District, Salt Lake County, Utah. She was previously a middle school science teacher in Oklahoma City and a test developer for the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Washington, DC. She has been interested in how school- and district-level leaders gather, interpret, and act on data, especially formative achievement data. She received her joint MA/MPP from Stanford University.

updated 2023

Publications by Angela Gong
How School Districts Craft Coherence Towards Continuous Improvement
Using qualitative case study methods, we examine how educators describe continuous improvement and craft coherence for implementation. We find that educators attempted to build system-wide improvement capabilities, taking into consideration…
Lessons for Improving Network Collaboration
Collaborative networks that use continuous improvement principles and tools can accelerate and spread learning across sites and contexts. Districts face unprecedented challenges in meeting students’ and families’ needs in rapidly changing conditions…
Research to Guide Distance and Blended Instruction
Though the delivery of instruction in the 2020–21 school year will be altered to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a long-standing research base on high-quality instruction can inform decisions about students’ learning and engagement. The following…
The Case of Garden Grove Unified School District
This case study of the culture of improvement in the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is part of a broader set of reports on findings from the CORE-PACE Research Partnership’s developmental evaluation in 2018-19. The research in 2018-19…