Molly Gurny

Molly is a Senior Director of Legal Strategy and Policy at CPRL. At CPRL, she leads projects involving strategy, measurement, research, and law and policy. She has supported national K-12 education non-profits, philanthropies, and advocacy groups and has particular expertise in high-quality instructional materials, educator professional learning, teacher preparation, change management, and collective bargaining. Her published research includes Curriculum-Based Professional Learning: A State of the Field, Staying the Course: Toward Strong HQIM Implementation in Delaware, and Educational Equity in Action. She has presented her work at conferences including Learning Forward and the Coalition to Reimagine the Teaching Profession.

Prior to joining CPRL, Molly was a litigation attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Molly also clerked for the Honorable Katherine B. Forrest in the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Cheryl L. Pollak in the Eastern District of New York. Molly began her career as an eighth grade English teacher in the South Bronx. Molly has a J.D. from New York University School Law, an M.S.T. from Pace University in secondary literacy, and a B.A. in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin.