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Robert Sheffield

As Director of the Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction Service Line in WestEd’s Comprehensive School Assistance Program, Robert Sheffield guides the development and expansion of projects that are seeking to align systems of curriculum, assessment, and instructional practice across the Region 15 states and beyond. He serves as a consultant and thought partner to emergent professional learning organizations seeking to scale work within school districts.

Prior to joining WestEd, Sheffield led the District Coaching and Implementation Services for the College Board’s SpringBoard program and was part of the leadership team that added 1.1 million students to the program within four years. Sheffield’s responsibilities included administrator professional learning and coaching product development, sales team product training, and overall go-to-market strategy development for the program.

Sheffield began his career as a high school history teacher and also served as a district curriculum specialist. In addition to his K–12 teaching experience, he teaches and supervises pre-service History/Social Science teachers at California State University, Long Beach.