Erica Boas, PhD serves as a Core Contributor for the California Center for School Climate.
Erica is an Improvement Specialist with the Improvement Science team at WestEd. Using improvement science methods, she supports K-12 schools and districts as well as university-based teacher preparation programs in their equity-centered improvement efforts. She holds expertise in qualitative methods, educational equity, K-20 pedagogies, and improvement science methodologies. Erica has served as a K-5 teacher, faculty member in teacher preparation programs, and most recently worked in a county office of education to support districts and schools in their continuous improvement efforts. In this role, she served as lead author for the California Ways 2 Equity Playbook, a resource to help guide schools, districts, and county offices in their equity efforts.