Joan Lord
Vice President, Education Policies

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Achievement gap
  • NAEP
  • State policy

Joan M. Lord is vice president of education data, policy research and programs at the Southern Regional Education Board. She oversees SREB’s education research and policy work, including the Challenge to Lead 2020 goals effort, Go Alliance, the Doctoral Scholars Program, the Education Technology Cooperative, the Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, Student Access Programs and Services, and Information Technology. She joined SREB in 2001. She completed undergraduate studies in English at Vanderbilt University and earned a master’s degree at Florida State University. She earned a doctorate at Georgia State University.