Christopher Mazzeo

Christopher Mazzeo
Senior Director, Research and Evaluation,
Education Northwest

Christopher Mazzeo oversees the research and evaluation team and also serves as partnerships and business development lead. He has more than 20 years of professional experience and a deep background in the areas of postsecondary access and success; developing and maintaining research-practice partnerships; and evaluation and strategy development. He served as director of REL Northwest, directing its day-to-day financial and program operations and providing leadership for all activities, partnerships, and subcontractors. He also served as the associate director for policy and outreach at the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, where he managed the consortium’s nationally focused policy, capacity-building, and communication and dissemination efforts, working closely with policymakers, district leaders, universities, and other local partners nationally. Mazzeo received his PhD in social sciences, policy, and educational practice from Stanford University.

updated 1997

Publications by Christopher Mazzeo
A Synthesis of Evaluations
This report by PACE was commissioned by the University of California to inform deliberations of the Outreach Task Force on strategies to enhance university participation by students who are disadvantaged or from groups that have been historically…
Questions about the feasibility of and political support for new forms of pupil assessment have become major issues. With the California Learning Assessment System (CLAS), California became a pio­neer in these new forms of assessment. For a variety…
The feasibility and political support for new forms of pupil assessment has become a major political issue. California was a pioneer through a system entitled "The California Learning Assessment System" (CLAS). For different reasons, conservative…