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Lisa Savčak

Lisa Savčak is the Assistant Director with the Carnegie Math Pathways, a network of faculty members, researchers, designers, students, and content experts committed to increasing student success in developmental mathematics and overall college and career outcomes.

Savčak is responsible for strategic outreach and communication planning and development as well as program and budget management for the Carnegie Math Pathways.

Savčak came to WestEd from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and previously, worked in the field of international education and development, first at IREX in Washington, DC and then at the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York.

At both IREX and IIE, Savčak led teams to implement large-scale initiatives for educators and students from the United States and 45 other countries focused on building capacities in high impact learning and pedagogy, increasing global education competencies, and coordinating English language training for international STEM students.

Savčak received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Denver.