Our Leadership


Rob Meyer is EA’s founder and President. He is a research professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also founded the University’s Value-Added Research Center. Dr. Meyer is nationally known for his work on value-added modeling, evaluation methods, and strategic management of human capital. He has worked with school districts and local and state education agencies since the early 1990s to create and implement systems to evaluate and support student growth. Among his accomplishments, Dr. Meyer was awarded a Senior Urban Education Research Fellowship from the Council of Great City Schools in 2007 and received the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research in 2010.


Andrew Rice is our Vice President of Research and Operations. An economist, he leads our technical division and advises on policy implications of this work. He has worked with school districts, state agencies, reform groups, and national unions on developing and implementing analytics that support teachers and students.

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