John Cronin, PhD

Vice President of Education Research

Dr. Cronin is the Vice President of Education Research at NWEA. Dr. Cronin’s recent work has focused on student achievement and the Common Core, teacher evaluation policy, and the impact of accountability initiatives on schools and students. Dr. Cronin provides consultation related to testing to several organizations, including the U.S. Department of Education, the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) , the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) and the New York State Council of School Superintendents. He has published articles on these issues in PDK and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) journal; additionally, he’s been a featured blogger on Huffington Post. Dr. Cronin holds a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Emory University.