Mary Laski

Principal, Next Education Workforce

Mary Laski is a principal at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, where her research focuses on the educator workforce. Mary is the principal investigator on research projects pertaining to ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College’sĀ Next Education Workforce Initiative, which focuses on redesigning education for learners and educators.
Mary’s research focusesĀ on teacher quality, teacher labor markets, and the principal’s role in school improvement. Much of her previous work involves partnerships with state and local education agencies, including partnerships with the Tennessee Department of Education, the Rhode Island Department of Education, the Mississippi Department of Education, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
Mary received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2024. While at Harvard, she also received the Partnering in Education Research Fellowship from the Center for Education Policy Research and the Linda G. Hammett Ory Fellowship from the EdRedesign Lab. She holds both an A.M. in Urban Education Policy and an A.B. in Economics and American Studies from Brown University.


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