Bryan Hassel


  • Blended learning
  • Charter schools
  • District reform
  • Innovative professional development
  • School finance and spending
  • School reform
  • Teacher compensation
  • Teacher recruitment and retention
  • Teacher support

Bryan C. Hassel is co-director of Public Impact. He consults nationally with leading public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and foundations working for dramatic improvements in K–12 education. He is a recognized expert on teacher and leader effectiveness, charter schools, and school turnarounds. He co-leads the Opportunity Culture initiative, working with schools nationwide to extend the reach of excellent teachers to more students for higher pay within existing budgets. His work has appeared in Education Next, Education Week, and numerous other publications. Hassel received his doctorate in public policy from Harvard University and his master’s degree in politics from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes scholar. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which he attended as a Morehead scholar. He is a senior research affiliate with the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Follow him on Twitter @BryanHassel, @PublicImpact and @OppCulture.