Brian A. Sponsler
Interim Director, SSTF & Vice President, ECS
As vice president of policy, Brian provides strategic leadership to Education Commission of the States' portfolio of policy products, and also serves as the interim director of Strong Start to Finish. Brian brings nearly two decades of experience in education policy research and practice, helping an array of policy decisionmakers craft sound policy to support student outcomes. Brian is dedicated to helping people develop and refine their ideas, and believes wholeheartedly in the promise of good government and strong civic society to improve people’s lives.