Dave Phillips is a Project Director at WestEd. He has many years of experience developing processes, creating cross-organizational partnerships, and organizing teams to provide effective technical assistance to state agencies. He has previously held leadership roles in several federally funded regional and national data and TA centers, including serving as a CIFR Co-Director from 2014 to 2000, as a convener of the Fiscal Improvement Team in the Regional Resource Center Program, and as Co-Lead of the Urban School Improvement Alliance for the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands. He was also a TA Team Lead for the IDEA Data Center (IDC). Before joining WestEd, Phillips was the IDEA Part B Data Manager for the state of Vermont. He has a master’s in Public Administration from George Mason University.