Donald GratzDonald B. Gratz, Ph.D., Senior Associate, National School Reform, guides CTAC’s Standard Bearer Schools process and school turnaround efforts. Dr. Gratz is Director of Graduate Programs in Education at Curry College. He previously served as Executive Director of the Alliance for Education. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on performance-based compensation. He coordinated the first phase of CTAC’s evaluation of Denver’s pay for performance initiative and guided the implementation of systemic reform initiatives in large districts throughout the United States. He is widely published in the area of performance-based compensation, including the recently issued The Peril and Promise of Performance Pay: Making Education Compensation Work.