Grant Alphenaar

Grant Alphenaar

Research Associate

Grant supports partner needs by assisting with quantitative and qualitative analysis to field questions related to education program implementation and effectiveness. In recent work, Grant is collecting data regarding choice and competition across several large school districts, researching the implementation and customization of high school early warning systems in diverse contexts, and developing student-level datasets to support program evaluation in Michigan schools.  He specializes in developing user-friendly, customized tools using common platforms to serve partner goals.

In all of his projects, Grant maintains a commitment to rigorous analytic methods and an ability to present data in an understandable manner. In doing so, he lays the groundwork for matching complex problems with manageable solutions.

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