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About the Presenters
David Griffith is ASCD’s director of public policy. He leads the association’s efforts to influence education decision making at the local, state, and federal levels and the development and implementation of ASCD's Legislative Agenda.
As ASCD’s lead strategist for the Common Core State Standards, Efrain Mercado engages with states and districts to help identify, develop, and disseminate practical tools and resources for educators to use in implementing the standards at the local level.
ASCD Director of Public Policy David Griffith shares in-depth information about the various effects the adoption of the Common Core State Standards have had on education policy from the Department of Education down to the school district level.
Using his insight from the field, Common Core State Standards Lead Strategist Efrain Mercado shares common hurdles and questions associated with implementing the new standards.
Recorded November 15, 2011
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