Roman Michael Gregory Larson

"Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." -Jobs

My name is Roman Larson. I'm a student at Stanford University studying Public Policy with a concentration in education. I love American politics.


Roman Michael Gregory Larson

Project Manager, National Assessment Services
Pearson Leadership Development Program (PLDP)
North America Diversity & Inclusion Advocate
Pearson | Assessment & Direct Delivery, North America

Completing 3 degrees in 4 years, Roman graduated from Stanford University in June 2015 with his M.P.P. (Master of Public Policy),  M.A. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies, and B.A. (with honors and distinction) in Public Policy.

In July 2015, Roman joined Pearson, the world's largest learning company. He works for the National Assessment Services (NAS) business unit in Iowa City, IA as a Project Manager. NAS provides assessment programs for the U.S. federal government, national non-profit organizations, and multi-state consortia. NAS actively works to develop new, online next-generation models such as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Common Core assessment system. Roman's work with National Assessment Services has focused on strategic planning and market/financial analysis.

Pearson is a global education and publishing company with over 40,000 employees worldwide. Besides providing assessment services, the organization also offers numerous education technology services and owns several media brands such as Penguin, the Financial Times, The Economist, and Prentice Hall.

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