Julia E. Koppich

Julia Koppich
Julia E. Koppich
J. Koppich & Associates

Julia E. Koppich is president of J. Koppich & Associates, a San Francisco-based education consulting firm. She has served as a policy consultant for numerous state and federal organizations, including the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center on Performance Incentives, the Education Commission of the States, the National Governors Association, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She was also director and deputy director of PACE. She has been a principal researcher on studies of urban school change, teacher peer review, and the impact of federal policy on states and local school districts. She is the author of numerous articles and the co-author of two books: A Union of Professionals and United Mind Workers: Unions and Teaching in the Knowledge Society. Dr. Koppich received her PhD in educational administration and policy analysis from the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2020

Publications by Julia E. Koppich
Leadership, Partnership, and Community
Public education today faces a troubling set of challenges, including declining enrollment, staffing shortages, and polarized communities, with school boards at the center of broader political debates. How did we arrive at this current state? This…
Sanger Unified and the Pivot–Sanger Multi-Tiered System of Supports Project
Equity is the consistent thread that runs through major California education policies of the last decade, which have focused on providing access and opportunity tailored to students’ needs in order to reduce disparities in learning outcomes. Equity…
Challenges and Opportunities in California
With the infusion of new funds, Governor Gavin Newsom has placed early childhood education high on California’s policy agenda. Yet the state still faces the complicated challenge of sustaining and building on the progress children make in preK.…
Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal for 2019–2020 includes $10 million to develop a statewide longitudinal data system—including early education, K–12, and higher education institutions as well as health and human services agencies—to better…