Matt Schultz has served the network since 2015 as an evaluation specialist. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Illinois State University (2011), and his Master of Business Administration with a focus in Leadership and Analytics from Aurora University (2018). In previous years, Matt was also the evaluation coordinator for the IL AWARE grant held by ISBE. Prior to working for the network, Matt worked in the legal field as a paralegal and project manager. He specialized in data analysis, data manipulation, data mining, research, and project management. He currently supports the staff in tool development, data analysis, research, and data reporting.