Jane Best


Jane R. Best (PhD in Public Policy, Vanderbilt University) has extensive experience working among practitioners, policymakers, and researchers. She most recently served as the executive director of the Arts Education Partnership, a national collaborative funded by the U.S. Department of Education and National Endowment for the Arts. She also held leadership positions at McREL International, Learning Point Associates (now American Institutes for Research) and the National Conference of State Legislatures. Dr. Best is the board chair of the Windgate Foundation for Educational Excellence at Crystal Bridges Museum.