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San Francisco, California
Specializing in promising practices in school choice programs, including charters and magnet schools, Eng has managed the production of Innovation Guides contracted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement. These guides included Creating and Sustaining Successful K–8 Magnet Schools, as well as a companion guide on magnet high schools.
Eng has also led the production of an online toolkit, www.evaluationtoolkit.org, which supports district administrators, and evaluators in conducting effective rigorous evaluations of magnet schools programs.
Eng serves as Associate Director of the federal Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Compliance Monitoring Project, to support quality grant administration and implementation.
She is also involved in conducting site-based research and developing multimedia products to illustrate evidence-based strategies for the Doing What Works website. She is currently leading content development of online course modules that make use of multimedia to help charter school teachers understand and implement research-based practices in reading comprehension, data-driven instruction, and mathematics.
Eng taught at two start-up charter schools, Francis W. Parker Essential Charter in Massachusetts and Leadership High in San Francisco, both of which are now mentor schools in the Coalition of Essential Schools. She also was a humanities teacher at San Francisco Community K–8, a public, alternative, teacher-run school.
She served on the advisory board of Leadership High School and was a former President of its Board of Trustees. She is also on the advisory board of the San Francisco Coalition of Essential Small Schools, which provides coaching, technical assistance, and professional development to a network of schools focused on equity, inquiry, and achievement.
Eng received a BA in educational studies and American history from Brown University, where she was presented with the Elmer R. Smith Award for her undergraduate thesis; an EdM in social studies from Harvard University; and National Board Certification.