In this project, Carnegie addresses the measurement challenges of educators by supporting the development and testing of practical measures for instructional improvement and providing guidance for how improvement networks and partnerships can do the same.
Tselot Aklilu is a Fellow with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She also serves as a mentor in the Institute for East African (IEA) Councils on Higher Education, a DC-based nonprofit providing college access support to first-generation immigrant students of East African heritage. In this role, Aklilu works closely with high school seniors across the DC metro area and in Ethiopia to provide one-on-one guidance regarding college success and advise them in areas of professional development. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked as a college access coordinator and mentor for high schoolers at a community center in Pomona, CA. In this position, she designed annual curricula and facilitated weekly workshops to guide students of color from low-income families and first-generation students through the college application process. Aklilu received a B.A. in Politics and Africana Studies from Scripps College in Claremont, CA, where she was a Mellon Mays Fellow.
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