Marisa Goldstein is the Research Officer at the Mindset Scholars Network. Prior to joining the Network, she was the Senior Associate at the Aspen Institute Education & Society Program, where she designed learning experiences and developed tools and resources for senior Congressional education staff, state policymakers, district practitioners, and national advocates on topics including the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, educational equity, social-emotional development, and human capital policy. As a Team Leader at the National Council of Teacher Quality, she helped to produce the first-ever Teacher Prep Review, which published ratings from over 2,400 teacher preparation programs from across the country. She holds an MPP in social policy from the University of Maryland, College Park and a BA in History from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.