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Daniel Humphrey

Program Director, Center for Education Policy

Daniel Humphrey, Ed.D., is a program director in the Center for Education Policy at SRI International. His research is on teacher development, urban education, and education reform.

Humphrey leads the National Evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund, a major federal effort to reform educator compensation. He is also the principal investigator for a study of the Massachusetts Human Capital Management Initiatives. The three initiatives are Massachusetts’ new Educator Evaluation system, the Teacher Incentive Fund grant, and the Human Resources Reform Pilot. In addition, he is leading a study of California policies affecting beginning teachers, including teacher induction, evaluation, tenure, and credentialing.

Humphrey led an evaluation of the Teaching with Primary Sources Program for the Library of Congress and several evaluations of the U. S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Program. Among his other notable research projects are a major national study of alternative teacher certification and a study of National Board Certified Teachers and low-performing schools.

Humphrey began his career as an elementary school teacher and then a principal. He holds an Ed.D. in history and education from Teachers College, Columbia University.