Q. What did you want to take away from the program?
A. I think the thing I always strive for is continuous school improvement. We’re at a particular proficiency level in different areas, but I’m always looking at the best, the brightest, and the latest. The thing I noticed about the Harvard experience was the people who are in education in Cambridge are facing the same issues we are here in Texas: School funding, Common Core, curriculum issues. They have their own assessments just like we do. It’s just getting an idea of what’s worked for them, what’s been effective, and what’s based on research. I was pleased to see the research that supports the best practices we’re doing. It’s not just a Pflugerville, Texas thing. It’s nationwide