Our team upholds our reputation as a trusted voice and valuable source for high-quality research. We are service-minded and collaborate with commitment, humor, and integrity. (We work hard and enjoy it.)
David is an expert in education policy, applied statistics, and measurement. He provides thought leadership and strategic counsel to policymakers across the nation.
Jeff specializes in data management, statistical programming, performance evaluation, and education finance.
Anna’s research focuses on the impact of macro-level policies, programs, and governance structures on student-level educational opportunities and outcomes.
Matthew specializes in program evaluation and developing tools that allow us to collect on-the-ground perspectives.
Kiel's research focuses on professional learning initiatives aimed at improving teacher retention and effectiveness.
Margot excels in project management and business development, supporting client relationships, and strategic operational expertise.
Erin is experienced in developing tools and practices that directly impact student outcomes and organizational decision making.
Jakob works with our partners to design and implement research solutions that strengthen community improvement initiatives.
Liv specializes in policy and legal analysis, community engagement initiatives, and project management.
Joy develops dissemination strategies that further our mission by promoting effective ideas and practices.
Our team works with partners throughout the nation. We have offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Denver, Colorado; and the Research Triangle, North Carolina.