TIM FIELD is a senior consultant with Public Impact. He consults and leads project teams on a wide range of policy and school management issues, with a particular focus on school turnarounds and charter school quality and growth. Mr. Field leads many of Public Impact’s school turnaround consulting engagements with SEAs, LEAs, and schools. Recent work includes guidance to SEAs on the design and implementation turnaround leader training and support programs, planning and progress monitoring with turnaround schools, and policy guidance to SEAs and State boards on intervention strategies in low performing schools.
Before joining Public Impact, Mr. Field was a regional director for the KIPP Foundation, where he provided coaching support to KIPP executive directors, coordinated internal and external resources, and provided quality oversight to ensure that KIPP regions are prepared to open and sustain high-performing schools in their communities. Before that, Mr. Field was the deputy chief of Charter, Partnership and New Schools with the School District of Philadelphia, where he designed and managed key elements of the district’s Renaissance School initiative to turnaround chronically failing schools. He began working for the Philadelphia schools as a resident from the Broad Foundation’s Residency in Urban Education, a national and highly selective two-year management development program that recruits and trains emerging leaders for senior management positions in public education. He earned his B.A. from Oberlin College, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.