As Executive Director of the Data Quality Campaign, Aimee Guidera has managed a growing partnership among national organizations collaborating to improve the quality, accessibility and use of education data since the campaignâ€™s founding in 2005. Aimee joined the National Center for Educational Accountability as Director of the Washington, DC office in 2003 to promote the vital role longitudinal data can play in education reform efforts of national education, business, and government organizations.
During her eight previous years in various roles at the National Alliance of Business, Aimee supported the corporate community's efforts to increase achievement at all levels of learning. As NAB vice president of programs, she managed the Business Coalition Network, comprised of over 1,000 business led coalitions focused on improving education in communities across the country. Aimee also worked at the National Governors Association in the early 1990s; she analyzed and monitored state and national education policies, provided technical assistance to improve family-focused services, and worked with a task force of CEOs and governors on school readiness. Early in her career, Aimee taught for the Japanese Ministry of Education in five Hiroshima high schools.
Aimee received her AB from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, and her Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. At Princeton, Ms. Guidera's thesis was titled, "The Evolution of the Role of Business in Public Education."