Kelly McMahon is an associate in evidence and analytics at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She joined the Foundation in 2018 as a Networked Improvement Science Fellow. Prior to joining Carnegie, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University, where she worked on the COHERE Project, which investigates school districts’ efforts to create alignment and continuity in math instruction for Pre K-3 grades and analyzes the influence these initiatives have on students’ math learning. Dr. McMahon is particularly interested in the design and implementation of system-level reforms that promote continuous improvement of instruction and school quality. She earned a Ph.D. in education administration and policy from the University of Michigan.