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Who We Are: Boris Granovskiy, PhD

College and Career Readiness Lead
Boris Granovskiy

“As both an immigrant and a former public school teacher, I have repeatedly seen the transformational impact that access to a quality education can have on young people’s lives.”


About Boris Granovskiy


Open communication and relationship building are essential to succeeding in the Region 14 Comprehensive Center's client-focused work. With a diverse background of experiences, Boris finds a common language and builds strong relationships with our clients, understanding their needs, resources, and constraints. 

Boris has over 10 years of experience in education policy analysis and research. His expertise includes using evidence-based research and policy approaches to improve career readiness and access to high-skill, high-wage, high-demand jobs for students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. As the College and Career Readiness Lead, Boris helps state education agencies improve their states’ college and career readiness outcomes. 


Career Highlights

  • As a legislative assistant to former Senator Al Franken (D-MN), Boris introduced provisions on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Master Teacher Corps, Native Language Assessment, and computer adaptive assessments for the Every Student Succeeds Act.

    In his role as an Education Policy Analyst with the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Boris provided extensive support to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee during the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This work included helping redesign the Perkins Act state allocation formula that became a key piece of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

  • Boris proposed, created, and headed up a Quantitative Analysis Working Group at CRS. This team was tasked with handling the most computationally and analytically complex requests from Congress in areas of analysis ranging from federal grant allocation formulas to student loan repayment plans. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied policy research

  • Quantitative analysis

  • Federal education policy

  • Career and technical education

  • STEM education

  • Strategic communication

  • Relationship Building


  • Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, Applied Mathematics, Uppsala University
  • BA, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University

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