Cornerstone Common Core Forum

Sep 22, 2013 by

Williamson Evers

The final speaker for the evening was Williamson M. Evers of the Hoover Institute at Stanford University where he specialized in research on education policy especially as it pertains to curriculum, teaching, testing, accountability, and school finance from kindergarten through high school.  Evers was the US assistant secretary of education for policy from 2007 to 2009.  he was a senior advisor to US Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings during 2007.  From July to December 2003, Evers served in Iraq as a senior advisor for education to Administrator L. Paul Bremer of the Coalition Provisional Authority.  In 1996 Gov. Pete Wilson appointed Evers to the earlier CA State Commission for the Establishment of Academic Content and Performance Standards.  he is the only individual to have served on both standards commissions, both of which proposed the subject matter that students should learn in each grade.

Evers was elected in November 2004 to the Santa Clara County Board of Education, on which he served until February 2007.  He is the immediate past president of the board of directors of the East Palo Alto Charter School on which he served from 1997 to 2004.

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