Paul Sherfey serves as Vice President of the Linked Learning Alliance, leading the Alliance’s policy, research, and data team. In this role, he provides technical assistance to state and federal agencies, policymakers, and philanthropic foundations to build the capacity of public education to engage and empower youth. Paul also works closely with education systems, researchers, and other partner organizations to develop policy, research, and technology resources that build systemic, cross-institutional capacity to support student success. Central to this work are advocacy for evidence-based practices, actionable data collection and evaluations, and transforming accountability to drive continuous improvement and sustainable reforms.
Paul has over a decade of experience in education, community development, and developmental and mental health. Prior to joining the Linked Learning Alliance team, Paul served as a participatory planning consultant and cultural researcher for an urban regeneration project in Helsingborg, Sweden. He holds a Master of Applied Cultural Analysis from Lund University, Sweden and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from San Francisco State University.