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Bree Dusseault

Principal and Managing Director


Bree Dusseault is principal and managing director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), studying how districts and other public school systems drive innovation and durable change. She also researches how states and districts are creating conditions for effective and equitable AI-enabled learning, and AI’s potential to reshape the future of learning. Bree previously led the center’s national research on how COVID-19 impacted student learning experiences, community access to power, and longstanding systemic inequities. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, National Public Radio, and the BBC, among other publications.

Before CRPE Bree served as executive director of Green Dot Public Schools Washington and executive director of pK-12 Schools for Seattle Public Schools, and was a school principal and teacher. She is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, and serves on the boards of Teach For America Washington and City Year South King County.

Bree attended public school in Panama City, Florida. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College and her master’s in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was also a Reynolds Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership.


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