Ian K. Macgillivray, Ph.D.
Imagine schools where every child can learn, every family feels welcome, and every teacher can teach, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dr. Macgillivray is Assistant Deputy Director for Academic Affairs with the Colorado Department of Higher Education where he coordinates academic affairs, including the oversight of Colorado's 20 educator preparation programs at institutions of higher education. He previously taught middle and high school science and social studies in Denver Public Schools and at American School Foundation, A.C. in Mexico City. He was also Assistant Professor at James Madison University's College of Education where he published two books, numerous journal articles, and was awarded the 2007 Provost Award for Excellence in International Beliefs and Values. In his current role, Dr. Macgillivray advocates access, opportunity, affordability, and excellence in education through alignment of Colorado's P20 education system and the use of longitudinal data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic and preparation programs.
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