Victoria L Bernhardt Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Victoria L Bernhardt

Executive Director, Education for the Future
California State University, Chico

Victoria L. Bernhardt, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of Education for the Future. She is known worldwide as a leading authority and author of 22 books on data analysis for continuous school improvement, her workshops focus on building capacity, analyze, and use data effectively. Victoria is known for work that leads to student achievement increases at all school levels. Victoria is a Professor (Emeritus) in the College of Communication and Education, at California State University, Chico.


Victoria is passionate about her mission of helping educators continuously improve teaching and learning by gathering, analyzing, and using actual data—as opposed to using hunches and “gut-level” feelings.  She continues to provide consultations, professional development, and keynote addresses for schools and the agencies that serve them on the topics of comprehensive data analysis and continuous school improvement.  To learn more about Victoria’s work, visit

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Comprehensive data analysis for learning organizations

    Continuous school improvement

    RTI and CSI

    Questionnaire construction




Educational Leadership

Toward Systemwide Change

Published: Jan 06, 2016 by Educational Leadership
Authors: Victoria L. Bernhardt
Subjects: Education

This article describes what one school in Hawaii did with comprehensive data analysis and continuous school improvement to improve learning for all students.


Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement, 4th Edition

By: Victoria L Bernhardt

This is it! Considered to be the User’s Guide to data analysis, and is used most frequently as part of our workshops or institutes. A culmination of over 30 years of doing the hard work in schools and districts both nationally and internationally, Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement shares new, evidence-based learnings about how to analyze, report, communicate, and use multiple measures of data. 

The updated edition provides a wealth of tools, protocols, timelines, examples, and strategies that will help schools and districts become genuine learning organizations.