Geoffrey Nagle
President and CEO


  • Accountability
  • Achievement gap
  • Assessment
  • Child development
  • Cognition and brain development
  • Data and statistics
  • Early childhood and preschool
  • Early learning
  • Leadership
  • Measures of effective teaching
  • Preschool
  • Public opinion and advocacy
  • Research and methodology
  • Standardized tests
  • Teacher assessment
  • Teacher quality

Geoffrey A. Nagle is president and CEO of Erikson Institute, the nation’s premier graduate school in child development and a hub of complex, creative thinking about how young children learn and grow. Before joining Erikson, Nagle served as the director of the Tulane Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He is a licensed clinical social worker and serves on the faculty of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Early Learning Fellows Program.