John Wolf is the Associate Director for the Education Lab. For over a decade, John has helped to design and implement research projects focused on efforts to increase school engagement and interventions aimed to personalize academic instruction. As a former educator, John has a unique understanding of the challenges schools and nonprofit groups face when developing programs with youth. John uses this knowledge to provide strategic guidance to our leadership and research teams. He also works with our diverse array of partners to deepen our collective understanding of the many facets of program implementation that support or impede the successful delivery of high-quality services.
Before joining the Labs, John was a middle school math teacher with Teach for America in an academically underserved community in Indianapolis. John holds a BS in business administration from Washington University in Saint Louis and an MAT from Marian University in Indianapolis.
Personalized Learning Initiative
The Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI) is a moonshot to overcome pandemic learning loss and aims to bring high-dosage tutoring to students nationwide.