Micah oversees a portfolio of investments within the U.S. education program’s data-driven education initiative. In this role he advises a range of non-profit and for-profit entities on both programmatic and operational issues. His work focuses on education technology, teacher preparation, data infrastructure and interoperability, and select public policy efforts. Prior to joining the foundation in June 2010, Micah held a research fellowship at the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College. Earlier, he managed an education reform effort in Texas and worked as an independent consultant focused on the growth of high quality schools. He began his career as a teacher with Teach for America in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Micah holds a master of business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a master of public policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a bachelor of arts from Colgate University, where he spent time as a foreign student in Turkey and Cuba