Gerald C. Hayward

Gerald C. Hayward
Former Co-Director,
Policy Analysis for California Education

Gerald "Jerry" C. Hayward served as the chief education and finance consultant to the California State Senate; statewide chancellor of the California Community College system; deputy director of the National Center for Research in Vocational Education; and co-director of PACE. He served prominently on numerous national and state commissions dealing with education governance and policy matters. Hayward specialized in education finance for both K–12 and higher education, school-to-career activities, child care issues, school district organization, and education governance. Hayward was also an expert on computer applications for financial analysis and simulation.

updated 2002

Publications by Gerald C. Hayward
Research Center Celebrates a Quarter Century as Leader in Legislative Policy Analysis
When PACE was founded in the early 1980s, California's schools were in turmoil following the passage of Proposition 13, which indirectly limited public education funding. Twenty-five years later, in 2008, Proposition 13 is still intact, the state's…
In its 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education, California became the first state to adopt an explicit public policy extending college opportunity to every adult who could benefit from it. The primary responsibility for implementing this vision was…
Lessons for Early Education
California previously embarked on a sizable experiment aimed at reducing the steady turnover of preschool teachers and allied childcare staff. The state’s taxpayers are now investing over $21 million annually in these county-run programs, offering…
The mid-1990s found California worried about the education its students were receiving. Standardized tests provided evidence that the state’s students were losing ground compared to their counterparts across the country. The results of the 1994…