People

Claire Robertson-Kraft

Director, ImpactED

Claire Robertson-Kraft earned her Ph.D. in education policy and is currently a post-doctoral fellow and the Associate Director of Operation Public Education at The University of Pennsylvania. She is the co-editor of A Grand Bargain for Education Reform: New Rewards and Supports for New Accountability (Harvard Education Press, 2009), which provides a comprehensive framework for evaluating, compensating, and developing teachers . Her research focuses on how these policies influence teachers’ motivation, effectiveness, and retention. After graduating from undergrad at Penn in 2004, Claire worked with Teach For America in Houston, first as a third grade teacher and then as a program director supporting elementary and special education teachers. It was during her time as a classroom teacher that she built the passion she has today for working in urban education. Claire is also very active in the Philadelphia civic community, serving as the Co-Founder and current President of PhillyCORE Leaders and on the boards of Youth Build Philadelphia, Leadership Philadelphia and Russell Byers Charter School.

Courses Taught

Course Section: 001
Day(s): Friday, Saturday
Hybrid Course: Yes, this class meets On-Campus and Online.
Hybrid Days and Time:

The class will meet on campus on the following Fridays and Saturdays: January 13-14; February 17-18; March 17-18; April 21-22. Friday classes will meet 9:30am-1:00pm, and Saturday classes will meet 2:00-5:30pm. The class will also meet online weekly on Mondays 6-7pm.

Course Location: On-Campus
Course Description:

Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)

This course will help students learn how to make evidence-based decisions in a public sector context. The course will introduce important data analysis skills and help students evaluate the quality of studies undertaken to measure the impact of public policies and programs.

The class will meet on campus on the following Fridays and Saturdays: January 13-14; February 17-18; March 17-18; April 21-22. Friday classes will meet 9:30am-1:00pm, and Saturday classes will meet 2:00-5:30pm. The class will meet online weekly on Mondays 6-7pm.

Course Section: 001
Day(s): Monday
Time: 6:00am-7:00pm
Hybrid Course: Yes, this class meets On-Campus and Online.
Hybrid Days and Time:

This class will also meet on campus on the following Fridays and Saturdays: January 13-14; February 17-18; March 17-18; April 21-22. Friday classes will meet 9:30am-1:00pm, and Saturday classes will meet 2:00-5:30pm.

Course Location: Online
Course Description:

Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)

This course will help students learn how to make evidence-based decisions in a public sector context. The course will introduce important data analysis skills and help students evaluate the quality of studies undertaken to measure the impact of public policies and programs.

The class will meet on campus on the following Fridays and Saturdays: January 13-14; February 17-18; March 17-18; April 21-22. Friday classes will meet 9:30am-1:00pm, and Saturday classes will meet 2:00-5:30pm. The class will meet online weekly on Mondays 6-7pm.

Social Media

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Flickr

Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu