Julia E. Koppich
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.