Doug Fireside, M.S.Ed.

Alliance Liaison, REL Southwest
Sr. Technical Consultant
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
202-403-6634 (office) | 443-462-9605 (cell)

Doug Fireside serves as REL Southwest’s liaison to the Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance. Mr. Fireside brings to this role extensive experience working with states and districts on educator effectiveness systems as well as 22 years of school-based experience. During his career, he has helped develop and implement professional learning modules focused on educator evaluation; design and support stakeholder engagement surveys, focus groups, and meetings; and review policies and guidance documents related to teacher and principal evaluation and support. In addition, Mr. Fireside worked for 20 years in the Baltimore City Public School System as a classroom teacher, academic coach, and school-based administrator.