Dr. John Cronin

Dr. John Cronin is the Vice President of Education Research at NWEA. He is an expert on the impact of policy initiatives such as teacher evaluation and Common Core on schools and students, and explains the technical issues surrounding assessment in plain, accessible language that educator audiences find understandable and compelling. In addition to leading research at NWEA, John presents to a wide range of professional organizations including the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the New York School Superintendents Association, the Texas Association of School Administrators, and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators. His recent publications include articles in Phi Delta Kappan, the National Association of Secondary School Principals leadership journal, the Huffington Post, and the Texas Association of School Administrators Insight journal. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Gonzaga University, and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Emory University.