Kiley O’Meara is a Senior Researcher with Policy Analysis for California Education at Stanford University. In that role she partners with schools, districts, nonprofits and foundations dedicated to improving K-12 education. She specializes in investigating the change process, from the practices, tools and levers that support improvement, to the contexts that inspire innovation, to 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 BA from Middlebury College and MPP from Harvard Kennedy School.