Reuben Jacobson

Deputy Dir
Coalition for Community Schools at the Institute for Educational Leadership

Reuben Jacobson serves as the Deputy Director for the Coalition for Community Schools. In that capacity he develops and implements the Coalition’s research agenda, conducts and analyzes research on community schools, communicates research findings to the field, and works with the Coalition staff on overall strategy including policy and building local capacity.
Prior to joining IEL Reuben worked at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) in Washington, D.C. as a research analyst in education. In addition, he spent two tremendously challenging and wonderful years teaching fifth and sixth grade students in D.C. Public Schools as a D.C. Teaching Fellow.
Reuben is co-author of many publications about community school partnerships and has presented widely. He is an alumnus of IEL’s Education Policy Fellowship Program and the Education Pioneers Fellowship.

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