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Kathryn Parker Boudett

Lecturer on Education & Director of the Data Wise Project at Harvard University

Areas of expertise

  • Collaborative Culture-Building
  • Leadership
  • Improving Instruction
  • Student Data Analysis

Major works

Boudett, K. P. & City E. A. (2014). Meeting wise: Making the most of collaborative time for educators. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.; Boudett, K. P., City, E. A., & Murnane, R. J. (Eds.). (2013). Data wise, revised and expanded edition: A step-by-step guide to using assessment results to improve teaching and learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.; Boudett, K. P., City, E. A., & Russell, M. K. (2010). Key elements of observing practice: A data wise DVD and facilitator’s guide. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.; Boudett, K. P. & Steele, J. L. (Eds.). (2007). Data wise in action: Stories of schools using data to improve teaching and learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

About Me

Kathryn Parker Boudett is lecturer on education and the director of the Data Wise Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her passion lies in supporting educators in working together effectively to improve learning and teaching. She oversees a portfolio of on-campus and online programs that teach educators how to integrate the Data Wise Improvement Process into their core work. She also leads the Data Wise Coach Certification Program, which is designed to help schools and systems bring wise data practices to scale. Her publications include Meeting Wise: Making the Most of Collaborative Time for Educators (2014), coauthored with Elizabeth City; Data Wise: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning, Revised and Expanded Edition (2013), co-edited with Elizabeth City and Richard Murnane; Data Wise in Action: Stories of Schools Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning (2007), co-edited with Jennifer Steele; and Key Elements of Observing Practice: A Data Wise DVD and Facilitator’s Guide (2010), co-authored with Elizabeth City and Marcia Russell; all of which are published by Harvard Education Press. Boudett holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a BA in Economics from Yale University.

Courses and Programs taught by Kathryn Parker Boudett