Chelsea Coffin joined the D.C. Policy Center in September 2017. She has over ten years’ experience in early, K-12, and higher education at government agencies, foundations, non-profits, multi-lateral institutions, and schools. Most recently, Chelsea supported planning for D.C.’s public charter sector with analyses of supply, demand, and other critical topics at the D.C. Public Charter School Board. She is the author of the new report Landscape of Diversity in D.C. Public Schools, which describes a diversifying Washington region, but diversity as hard to find across schools in the District. She has also produced education case studies, evaluations, research, and monitoring tools for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, and Educate! in Uganda. Chelsea began her career in education as a secondary school teacher with the Peace Corps in Mozambique. Chelsea holds a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and a Master of Arts from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) in International Economics and Development.