Dan Goldhaber is the director of the Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR) and a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. He is also the Director of the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) and a vice president at the American Institutes of Research (AIR). Both CALDER and CEDR focus on using state administrative data to do research that informs decisions about policy and practice. Dr. Goldhaber's work speaks to issues of educational productivity and reform at the K – 12 level, the broad array of human capital policies that influence the composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce, and connections between students' K-12 experiences and postsecondary outcomes. He previously served as president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy, a member of the Alexandria City School Board, and co-editor of the journal Education Finance and Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in labor economics from Cornell University.