Christine Pitts

Resident Policy Fellow

Christine Pitts is a resident policy fellow at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She brings over a decade of strategic leadership experience advancing a transformative vision for U.S. education systems and bringing analytic skill to evidence-based policy agendas at all levels of governance. Prior to joining CRPE, Christine led research and evaluation for Portland Public Schools in Oregon and served as Research Scientist and Policy Advisor at NWEA. Her academic research, focusing on accountability, governance, and social networks, can be found in Educational Researcher and Teachers College Record. As a lifelong educator, Christine has served in schools across the country as a classroom teacher and administrator. Christine earned her BS and MAEd at East Carolina University, as well as her PhD at the University of Oregon.

A Roadmap to Kick-Start Recovery in 2021: Six Principles for Summer Learning and Beyond

This paper presents school districts with six principles of summer learning that can guide pandemic recovery and planning for the summer, fall, and beyond.

Aug 12 2021

Christine Pitts is quoted in Chalkbeat Colorado on how the state should be considering assessment data.

Aug 30 2021

This week, more districts are tightening health precautions and clarifying quarantine procedures.

Aug 11 2021

States must not repeat the mistakes of 2020, when many sidestepped their role in supporting districts’ reopening plans.