Tricia Maas

Tricia Maas

Research Analyst

Tricia Maas is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Her recent projects focus on how schools implement and use personalized, student-centered, and blended learning, and how broader education systems can best support these instructional models. Prior to her time at the UW, Dr. Maas taught high school math in a district school in Charlotte, NC, and at a charter school in San Jose, CA. Dr. Maas holds BAs in Economics and French from the University of Richmond, an MA in Education Policy from Stanford University, and a PhD in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Washington College of Education.

04/2015
Next Generation School Districts: What Capacities Do Districts Need to Create and Sustain Schools That Are Ready to Deliver on Common Core?

This paper argues that district-wide systems changes are necessary to encourage and free up...

04/2015
The Case for Coherent High Schools

This paper explains why personalized high schools are hard to get and keep, and shows how we can make them more broadly available through changes in policy and philanthropic investments.

01/2015
A Blueprint for Effective and Adaptable School District Procurement

This report outlines the problems districts face in procuring innovative goods and services, shows how other sectors have modernized procurement processes, and recommends ways to reform district procurement.

05/2013
Ch. 3 - Innovating at Last? The Rise of Blended Learning in Charter Schools (HFR '12)

Michael Horn writes about how and why many charter schools in California have innovated through technology and asks what it will take for more to follow nationwide.

03/2013
Common Core: Will Charter Schools Lead or Lag?

This paper was prepared for the American Enterprise Institute's "Common Core Meets the Reform Agenda" Conference.

Date: Apr 28 2013
Where: San Francisco, CA

Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.

Apr 10 2015

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas' blog on charter "backfilling" is cited in this Education Week article.

Jan 6 2015

CRPE's new report on the challenges of procuring innovative goods and services is featured in this Education Week article.

May 28 2015

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas explain the need for localities to focus on developing highly targeted charter high schools.

Apr 29 2015

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas discuss challenges and solutions for creating innovative new high schools.

Apr 8 2015

It's time for the charter sector to address the challenge of how charter high schools can meet the needs of all children in a locality, write Paul HIll and Tricia Maas.

Jan 6 2015

Robin Lake and Steven Hodas team up to highlight the challenges innovative school chiefs face when trying to reform outdated procurement practices.

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