PRESTON FAULK is a consultant with Public Impact, conducting quantitative research and analyses of schools, with a focus on accountability, data visualization, and analytics. Before joining Public Impact, Mr. Faulk designed and taught courses in pure and applied mathematics at Duke TIP and served as a university math tutor. He holds a master’s degree in operations research and a bachelor’s of science with distinction and highest honors in mathematics and mathematical decision sciences, all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Example Projects: Using tools including Excel, Tableau, R, Drupal, SQL, and Google Apps Script, Mr. Faulk’s data visualization and analytics work focuses on two key areas: charter school policy and Opportunity Culture implementation and evaluation. In charter school policy, he conducts research on the charter school application pipeline and school model diversity, and he consults with authorizers on school accountability frameworks. For Opportunity Culture, he conducts the annual Opportunity Culture School Climate Survey, assists in development and maintenance of the Opportunity Culture School Excellence Portal, and aids in implementation of a pilot for the first remotely located multi-classroom leader.