Monica Almond, PhD, joined All4Ed in April 2013 and leads its work on Perkins reauthorization, career and technical education, college- and career-pathways systems, and state high school graduation requirements. Dr. Almond works with school districts, state education leaders, and federal policymakers to provide policy analyses and counsel on a range of issues related to high school reform. She often serves as a liaison between the classroom and state and federal policymakers to better inform the development of state and federal policy.
Prior to joining All4Ed, Dr. Almond worked in higher education for six years and as an independent educational consultant guiding historically underserved families through the process of college and career selection.
Dr. Almond graduated from Howard University (DC) with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in education policy, evaluation, and reform from Claremont Graduate University (CA).