Eldrin L. Deas

Director

Eldrin L. Deas currently serves as Curation Lead at Twitter, driving the development of frameworks to track and evaluate content while improving guidance and training in pursuit of accuracy, impartiality, and fair representation. He focuses on increasing healthy conversation and maintaining and building trust in curation on one of the biggest public conversation platforms in the world.

Eldrin was previously Principal Consultant and Global Director of Research and Impact at Yardstick Management, leading a diverse portfolio of inclusion and belonging, strategic design, research, talent, community outreach, and partnership/network building projects.

Prior to joining Yardstick, Eldrin worked as a consultant with state and local leaders to develop and advance visionary, practical ideas to dramatically improve K-12 education. Dr. Deas is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and is a Founding Member of the Global Implementation Society (GIS). He currently serves on the editorial board of The Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Education and as Board Director of Espacio en Blanco in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico).

He previously taught high school math in DeKalb County, Georgia and developed state math assessments at American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C. While serving as Analyst for District Supervision and Support at the Connecticut State Department of Education, he led the development, implementation, and analysis of school improvement initiatives in priority school districts across the state.

Eldrin holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Morehouse College, an M.S. in Social Foundations of Education from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Education; Culture, Curriculum, and Change from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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