Matthew Finster, Ph.D.

West Virginia State Co-Lead
Region 5 Comprehensive Center

Matthew Finster is a state co-lead with the Region 5 Comprehensive Center and has more than 15 years of experience in education and educational policy research as a senior study director at Westat. He has provided technical assistance to U.S. Department of Education grantees in the area of strategic management of human capital, including teacher recruitment, induction, performance management, and compensation. He co-developed the resource Managing Teacher Leadership with Amy Lamitie, as part of the ongoing support they provide to the West Virginia Department of Education.