Our Team

Nancy Gannon

Nancy Gannon
Director of Education and Research

Nancy Gannon is a seasoned leader who focuses on curriculum, instruction, and school organization. As a teacher, principal, and literacy coach, she has brought a combination of strategic thinking and deep experience to her work helping districts and schools ensure they are effectively serving all students.

Before joining the ILA team in 2017, Nancy served as director of instructional materials at Student Achievement Partners, where she supported districts across the United States in selecting learning materials that connected to their student impact goals.

Prior to this, Nancy was executive director of academic quality for New York City's department of education and led the work to align curriculum and assessment with the state's new standards. In addition, she directed the implementation of a citywide school quality review integral to providing school leaders with coherent, focused approaches to student impact.