Heather J. Hough

Executive Director, CORE-PACE Research Partnership

Before joining PACE, Heather J .Hough was an improvement advisor with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, helping education system leaders use research and data to support continuous improvement. She has worked as a researcher with the Public Policy Institute of California, the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University, and the Center for Education Policy at SRI International. Heather’s area of expertise is in district- and state-level policymaking and implementation, with a particular focus on teacher compensation, support, and accountability, policy coherence, and system improvement. She holds a Ph.D. in education policy from Stanford University. To contact Heather, email hjhough@stanford.edu or call (650) 731-5474.


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