Carol Cohen
Carol Cohen, M.P.P.

Carol Cohen is an associate director in MSG’s Education Group. Over a 40-year career, she has led and overseen projects providing federal, state, and local decision makers with expert research, analysis, resources, and technical assistance to advance education and human services initiatives. Her areas of focus include charter schools, comprehensive programs for children and families, and the financing and sustainability of high-quality programs. Ms. Cohen has extensive experience directing and managing large, complex research and technical assistance projects and resource centers under contract to the U.S. Department of Education, including serving as Executive Project Director of the National Charter School Resource Center, Project Director for the Charter Schools Monitoring Project, Technical Assistance Director for the Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center, and Co-Director of the field-initiated National Resource Center on Charter School Finance and Governance. 

Prior to coming to MSG, Ms. Cohen served in some of the most highly respected, non-partisan organizations in Washington, D.C., including WestEd, General Accounting Office (now Government Accountability Office), Congressional Budget Office, and The Finance Project. 


University of California, Berkeley
M.P.P., Public Policy
B.A., Economics