Director, UCLA Center X Northeast Regional Office
Laureen Avery is the Director of the Northeast Regional Office of UCLA Center X. She provides technical assistance, training, research, evaluation and contractual services to public school districts in New England, with a focus on providing support for low-performing, high-poverty schools. In addition, she oversees administration and new business development opportunities. Laureen was formerly the Assistant Director, Educational Leadership, at The Education Alliance at Brown University. She has co-authored "Breaking Through to Effective Teaching" as well as numerous articles and short publications. Laureen holds an M.A. from Rhode Island College and a B.S. from Cornell University.