Christine Campbell
Policy Director and Senior Research Analyst


  • Charter schools
  • Community involvement
  • Data and accountability
  • District reform
  • Education reform
  • Parent involvement
  • Politics
  • Principals
  • RTTT
  • School choice
  • State policy
  • Urban education

Christine Campbell is policy director and senior research analyst at the University of Washington Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). Campbell leads the center’s Portfolio Strategy Project, researching and generating new tools and resources for the 40 cities that are implementing this continuous improvement strategy. She also coordinates the annual portfolio network meetings. Campbell has researched and analyzed district-wide reforms, the role of superintendents and school boards and central office operations. She has led work on school choice and the charter sector and the ways districts and traditional public schools can respond to competition. She is on the board of the Policy Innovators in Education (PIE) Network and served as a reviewer for the federal Race to the Top competition. Campbell is co-author with Paul Hill of “Strife and Progress: Portfolio Strategies for Managing Urban Schools” and “It Takes A City.” She has also written teaching cases for The Broad Institute for School Boards. Prior to joining CRPE, she was a GED coordinator for teen parents at Rainier Vista Housing Project and a job skills trainer at the Seattle Indian Center.