Carlas McCauley

Director, Center on School Turnaround

Carlas McCauley
Carlas L. McCauley is the Director for WestEd's Center on School Turnaround. The Center on School Turnaround is part of a federal network of Regional Comprehensive Centers, serving individual states or clusters of states, and seven national Content Centers. The Comprehensive Centers are charged with building the capacity of state educational agencies to assist districts and schools in meeting student achievement goals. Prior to joining WestEd, McCauley worked at the U.S. Department of Education where he oversaw the administration of the federal School Improvement Grants (SIG) Program. He helped to administer approximately $5 billion dedicated to improving low-performing schools across the country. McCauley is nationally recognized for his work developing, supporting, and monitoring SIG and other education improvement initiatives within the U.S. Department of Education.