GEOFF SANDERSON
CHIEF PROGRAM EVALUATION OFFICER
MCKINNEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (TX)

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Geoff Sanderson has served in senior leadership roles for comprehensive school systems in New York, Maryland, and Texas where he currently serves as Chief Program Evaluation Officer for McKinney Independent School District.  He is also the Chief Strategy Officer for R5 Metrics, a unique client-based firm founded on the maxim that "data matter; decisions matter more".  Mr. Sanderson has managed the implementations of multiple student information systems, designed and developed early warning indicator systems to monitor student outcomes and pathways, and created real-time program evaluation solutions that gauge effectiveness and return on investment.  An expert in systems thinking and strategy, Mr. Sanderson’s experience as a trained school psychologist has enabled him to develop a deep understanding of the personal dynamics that impact performance, and recognize the need to develop and implement practical solutions to achieve goals, improve professional practice, and serve constituents.  He has worked with many entities throughout his career on using data to drive continuous improvement and directing resources for systemic change.