Kelsey Krausen

Kelsey Krausen
Kelsey Krausen
Senior Engagement Manager with the Comprehensive School Assistance Program,

Kelsey Krausen is a senior research associate in the Oakland office of the Comprehensive School Assistance Program. She previously served as the senior education research fellow on the team, commissioned by former California Attorney General Kamala Harris, that wrote the report In School + On Track 2016; the report examined the causes and recommended solutions to the state's elementary school truancy and absenteeism crisis. Krausen received her PhD in education policy and school organization from the UC Davis School of Education.

updated 2020

Publications by Kelsey Krausen
This  brief summarizes key points from the report Enabling Conditions and Capacities for Continuous Improvement: A Framework for Measuring and Supporting Progress Towards the Goals of the Statewide System of Support and contextualizes the…
Under emerging policy structures in California, the responsibility for school improvement is increasingly placed upon local school districts, with County Offices of Education (COEs) playing a critical support role. In this system, districts are…
Calls for “continuous improvement” in California’s K-12 education system are central to current discussions about school improvement in the state. Yet, definitions of continuous improvement vary, and knowledge of what continuous improvement looks…