Berrick is a Senior Policy Director at the Keystone Policy Center, where he leads the organization’s education policy work. He is a nationally respected thought leader with more than two decades of experience working in public policy and education issues.
Berrick joined Keystone after working for TNTP where he led its Policy & Government Affairs practice, managed state and federal policy research and worked with state leaders and other stakeholders to research, craft, and implement scalable, sustainable systems and policy changes. Berrick has advised state officials, legislators and stakeholders on state policy relating to educator preparation, educator licensure, evaluation, accountability systems, school turnaround frameworks, career ladder structures and educator compensation systems. In 2016, he authored “Accountability Under ESSA: How States Can Design Systems That Advance Equity & Opportunity” and throughout 2016 and 2017, he managed research projects exploring educator workforce regulations and the role of states governing the rigor, quality and scope of academic offerings in public schools.