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NCTQ's work covers a variety of issues related to teacher quality, including teacher preparation and licensure; evaluation and tenure; compensation and retirement benefits; and dismissal and layoff policies. For help scheduling a media interview with a NCTQ expert, please contact Lisa Cohen at 310-395-2544 or email

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Sarah Heaton

Managing Director, District Policy and Practice

Hannah Putman

Director of Research

Rob Rickenbrode

Senior Managing Director, Teacher Preparation Strategies