Theresa Harrington is a reporter with EdSource who covers the Common Core in Northern California. She joined EdSource from the Contra Costa Times/Bay Area News Group, where she covered regional, statewide and national education issues. She is well known by state education leaders as well as education experts at universities and in the nonprofit sector. Harrington has been recognized with multiple awards for her education reporting by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club and the California Teachers Association, among others. She began her career as a producer managing children’s and other educational programming and print outreach for KQED. Harrington is an alumna of San Francisco State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications.