Former junior-high and high school teacher Matthew J. Brouillette is director of education policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Brouillette received a bachelor of arts degree in U.S. history and secondary education from Cornell College in Iowa, a master of education degree in graduate education from Azusa Pacific University in California, and a master of arts degree in history from the University of San Diego.

An education reform expert, Brouillette is the author of numerous commentaries and research studies, including Unused Capacity in Privately Funded Michigan Schools, The Impact of School Choice on School Employee Labor Unions, School Choice in Michigan: A Primer for Freedom in Education, and The Impact of Limited School Choice on Public School Districts.  Brouillette is also the executive editor of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy's quarterly education journal, Michigan Education Report.