Heather J. Hough
Heather Hough is the executive director of PACE. Previously, she led the partnership between PACE and CORE Districts. Her recent work has focused on using research to strengthen state structures supporting continuous improvement and to advance policies that support the whole child. Hough has worked in a variety of capacities to support policy and practice in education, including as an improvement advisor at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and as a researcher at the Public Policy Institute of California, the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University, and the Center for Education Policy at SRI International. Hough received her PhD in education policy from Stanford University.