Susan Patrick

President & Chief Executive Officer

Susan Patrick is the President and CEO of Aurora Institute and Co-Founder of CompetencyWorks, providing policy advocacy, publishing research, developing quality standards, and driving the transformation to personalized, competency-based education forward. 

She is the former Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, and served as legislative liaison for Governor Hull from Arizona. She also served as legislative staff on Capitol Hill.

Patrick holds a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College. She is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow and was awarded an Eisenhower Fellowship in 2016 to study global education systems transformation policies and best practices. 


Focus Areas

Policy, Research, Media, Advocacy, Communications, Field-Building, Public Speaking

Email Address

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