David Eddy-Spicer is a professor of educational leadership in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Social Policy at the School of Education and Human Development, University of Virginia. He designs and teaches courses and workshops on improvement science and continuous improvement to aspiring and advanced educational leaders in Virginia and nationally. At the University of Virginia, he leads UVA’s partnership with Chesterfield County Public Schools as part of the iLEAD initiative of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Learning (CFAT). As a member of the Carnegie National Faculty, he has been recognized by CFAT for contributions to expanding the teaching and learning of improvement science and continuous improvement. His research interests include continuous improvement and the adaptive integration of instructional innovation through partnerships between universities and school systems. He has expertise in program evaluation, case study research, and the design and evaluation of innovative professional learning environments internationally. He has authored or co-authored a wide range of major reports, book chapters, journal articles, and case studies on the diffusion of innovation, professional learning, and organizational change in the public sector.