Jessica G. Rigby

Jessica G. Rigby
Assistant Professor, College of Education,
University of Washington

Jessica G. Rigby is an assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington (UW). Her research uses lenses from organizational sociology to understand the role of school and district leaders in the implementation of policy, classroom instruction, and improving teacher practice with an eye towards increasing equitable outcomes for historically marginalized communities. She has worked as a middle and high school English and history teacher and she has been a postdoctoral fellow for the Middle School Mathematics and the Institutional Setting of Teaching project at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College. Her current project is the Systems Leadership for Math Improvement, a Design-Based Implementation Research project in collaboration with two local school districts, a team of other researchers, students at UW to improve elementary mathematics instruction through redesigning systems, tools, and leadership development at the district level. She received her PhD in policy, organizations, measurement, and evaluation from the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2009

Publications by Jessica G. Rigby
A Primer
A new PACE report has been released in conjunction with our Learning About New Forms of Teacher Compensation Conference on March 30 and 31, 2009. Written by Julie Koppich and Jessica Rigby, this policy primer is designed to provide baseline…