David T. Conley, College of Education

David T. Conley

David Conley

Practice Areas: Common Core, Education Policy, No Child Left Behind

David Conley is an academic expert on college readiness, specifically involving common core education standards, college and high school course content analysis, high school-college alignment and transition, and large-scale diagnosis and assessment of college readiness. At the University of Oregon, he is the director and a professor for the Center for Educational Policy Research in the department of Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership. He is co-chair of the Common Core State Standards Validation Committee and the Smarter Balanced Technical Advisory Committee, and author of Getting Ready for College, Careers and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know.

Contact: conley@uoregon.edu | 541-915-2832


Recent Media:
Oregon Dropped Graduation Test Requirements. Here's What That Means For Education In The State (WBUR, Sept. 24, 2021)
College-readiness assessments: Be careful what you wish for (Education Week, Nov. 18, 2015)
Accountability needs narrative more than numbers (Education Week, June 10, 2015)
Is ed. data a fitbit or a post-mortem (Education Week, June 1, 2015)
As 2016 GOPers flee Common Core, Jeb Bush is the odd man out (MSNBC.com, May 30, 2015)
Poll: California residents support performance metrics over teacher tenure (The Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2015)
What we're missing in measuring who's ready for college (FiveThirtyEight, March 23, 2015)
Colleges not ready for 'college ready' common core (Politico, March 9, 2015)