As CityBridge Education’s Director of Research, Arthur McKee puts his love of finding out the how and the why in service to the students of the nation’s capital. He leads the organization’s efforts to investigate educational best practices and track D.C.’s progress in strengthening its educational system.
Arthur rejoined CityBridge Education in May of 2015. From 2011 to 2015, he led the first-ever comprehensive evaluation of over 2,000 teacher preparation programs across the country at the National Council on Teacher Quality. From 2000 to 2010, Arthur helped develop and lead CityBridge’s Early Years Education Initiative, a five year, $8 million effort to ensure high-quality early childhood education for all children in the nation’s capital.
Arthur earned a Ph.D. in Russian history from U.C. Berkeley in 1997. His sons inspire his work in education.