Quay Dorsey’s work focuses on evaluation and data systems, and projects that improve close equity gaps for students of color and other marginalized groups. Before joining WestEd, he spent a decade working within the Washington DC Public school system as a curriculum writer, STEM educator, a teacher coach, and a school leader. He was introduced to California education systems during his work as a Project Manager for CalPASS Plus data system projects. He is passionate about research and initiatives that close gaps for students during the transition from K-12 to postsecondary or career. Quay’s current project involvement with projects at WestEd span a broad range. Notably, he’s leading the charge on the creation of a new K-12 career and technical education dashboard for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. Quay earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Penn State University and a Master of Science in K-12 Education from Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Education.