Kiley O'Meara

Kiley O'Meara Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)
Kiley O'Meara

Kiley O’Meara was a senior researcher with PACE. In that role, she partnered with schools, districts, nonprofits, and foundations dedicated to improving K–12 education. She specializes in investigating the change process: the practices, tools, and levers that support improvement; the contexts that inspire innovation; and the habits, mindsets, and behaviors that promote growth. She has worked in and with foundations and nonprofits, and has also taught high school English. Kiley received her MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Publications by Kiley O'Meara
Lessons from Two Learning Networks
Continuous improvement has a prominent place in California’s approach to educational accountability. But while there are proof points that show the potential of continuous improvement, currently there is not evidence that continuous improvement…
A Case Study of Two High-Poverty School Districts
This report examines two districts—Azusa Unified and Dinuba Unified—that have begun to shift district structures, policies, and culture to have a measurable effect on student outcomes. Both districts have committed to reducing the D/F rate for…