M. Tres Watson is a Senior Associate at Impact for Education. He has spent the majority of his career in program management, product development, strategic partnerships and executive coaching in the education space. Prior to joining Impact for Education, Très served as Executive Director for both National Partnerships and the Leadership Practice Improvement program at New Leaders. There he led the development of ed tech, professional development programming, and strategic partnerships to expand the organization's reach and capacity to train school leaders. Prior to New Leaders, Très was an Executive Director in the Office of Innovation at New York City’s Department of Education, where he oversaw research & development programs in personalized learning and professional development. Très received his MBA from Harvard Business School, his MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and his B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia.