Liz City helps educators improve instruction through leadership development and the strategic use of data and resources. She works with Education Resource Strategies, the Executive Leadership Program for Educators, and the Data Wise Project and is a faculty member at Bostons School Leadership Institute. Liz has served as a teacher, principal, and instructional coach. She graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a doctorate in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy. Her dissertation focused on how high schools use their resources to support student learning. She is co-editor of Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2005) and co-author of The Teachers Guide to Leading Student-Centered Discussions: Talking About Texts in the Classroom (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006).