Institute for Evidence-Based Change
Area of Expertise: Data Science & Design Thinking, Your Customers - Their Journey
As Chief Operating Officer of the Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC), Jordan is responsible for developing and managing new initiatives in educational collaboration, data use and student success. He is a co-author of Creating A Data-Informed Culture In Community Colleges, published by Harvard Education Press (2018).
He has extensive experience in improving student success, educational partnerships, and evaluation research. He has written extensively on issues facing education stakeholders and is a frequent presenter on improving data use, student connectedness, and related topics. He also coaches colleges to improve their student success rates.
He transitioned to IEBC after serving as senior director for special projects for the California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (Cal-PASS). Prior to Cal-PASS, he was a senior project director in evaluation research at WestEd where he directed evaluations of numerous local, state, and federal programs.
Jordan earned his bachelor’s degree in human development and public policy and master’s degree in counseling psychology from Northwestern University, and a master’s degree in applied social psychology from Claremont Graduate School.