Meet TNTP's leadership team: 20 people who shape the organization's goals, services and strategy.
Emma CartwrightVP, Client Team
Emma Cartwright leads TNTP’s work supporting school improvement and instructional excellence at the district level.
Previously, as a Partner, Emma advised states and districts on the strategy, design, and implementation of policy frameworks, including the transition to college and career ready standards, teacher and leader evaluation, compensation, and school staffing. She led TNTP’s development of a performance management strategy and helped school districts and charter schools in New York City and Washington, D.C. design and pilot performance management models. Emma also developed an approach to and managed a portfolio of staffing programs to ensure low-performing schools had equal access to high quality teacher candidates, and led a project in New York City that examined the impact of collectively bargained contract provisions on staffing and helped support the implementation of new contract provisions governing seniority transfers and surplus teachers.
Prior to joining TNTP, Emma taught high school English in Baltimore, Maryland. She holds a BA in English and history from the University of Michigan and an MA in teaching from Johns Hopkins University.