Noah Bookman is the executive director of the Data Collaborative at the CORE Districts, a group of eight large California school districts working collaboratively to improve student outcomes using continuous improvement and a robust data system. He oversees CORE’s strategic initiatives, including its newly launched cross-district improvement community, which is focused on closing math achievement gaps for African American and Latinx youth. He previously served as CORE's chief accountability officer. He also led the development and implementation of two school intervention programs – School Pairing and Communities of Practice – that together operated in over 200 low performing Title I schools in the state of California. Bookman was also an English teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He has a master's degree in public policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.