Christine Pitts is a senior policy fellow at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She brings over a decade of strategic leadership experience advancing a transformative vision for U.S. education systems and bringing analytic skill to evidence-based policy agendas at all levels of governance. Prior to joining CRPE, Christine led research and evaluation for Portland Public Schools in Oregon and served as Research Scientist and Policy Advisor at NWEA. Her academic research, focusing on accountability, governance, and social networks, can be found in Educational Researcher and Teachers College Record. As a lifelong educator, Christine has served in schools across the country as a classroom teacher and administrator. Christine earned her BS and MAEd at East Carolina University, as well as her PhD at the University of Oregon.