Robin Lake is director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and currently serves as affiliate faculty for the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell. She is recognized for her research and analysis of U.S. public school system reforms, including charter schools and charter management organizations, innovation and scale, portfolio strategies, school turnaround efforts, and performance-based accountability. Ms. Lake has authored studies and provided expert testimony and technical assistance on charter schools and urban reform. Ms. Lake serves on the board or as advisor to organizations including the Journal of School Choice, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, the Untapped Potential Project, and the National Association of Charter School Authorizers. She earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Washington.