Christine Pilgrim

Education Program Specialist, Office of Special Education Programs
United States Department of Education

Christine Pilgrim has served as an Education Program Specialist for the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) for the past ten years. In this role, she has supported implementation efforts of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through her work as a program officer for a number of States, and led OSEP’s Data Implementation Team which oversees the analysis of States’ State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report submissions and the Determinations process.  In addition, she facilitates the collaborative efforts between OSEP and other offices within the Department to ensure coordinated support to States as they engage in efforts to improve outcomes for all students.