As Director of Organizational Learning, Dr. Liu leads BPE’s efforts to understand why certain teachers produce exceptional student learning gains and to embed these insights into the Boston Teacher Residency and other programs. Before joining BPE, Dr. Liu was Assistant Professor of Educational Administration at Rutgers University. He began his career as a high school history teacher and was founding co-director of Summerbridge Portland, an academic program that put low-income middle-school students on the path to college and exposes outstanding high school and college students to a career in teaching. Dr. Liu holds an EdD from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he was an original member of the Project on the Next Generation of Teachers and co-authored Finders and Keepers: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive in Our Schools (AACTE Outstanding Book of 2005). Dr. Liu also holds an MBA and AM in Education from Stanford University, and a BA in History from Yale.