Meredith Honig


  • District reform
  • Federal policy
  • Leadership and governance
  • School reform
  • State policy

Meredith Honig is an associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she is also adjunct associate professor of public affairs and director of the leadership for learning doctoral program. Honig’s publications include the edited book, “New Directions in Education Policy Implementation: Confronting Complexity,” as well as articles in Educational Researcher, the American Educational Research Journal, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Honig’s research on how central offices support districtwide teaching and learning improvement has been featured at meetings hosted by numerous organizations. In 2014, Honig established the District Leadership Design Lab (DL2), which collaborates with districts and their partners across the country to help them improve how their central office supports high-quality teaching and learning for all students. Prior to joining the University of Washington faculty, Honig was an assistant professor and co-director of the Center for Educational Policy and Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has also worked at the California Department of Education.