Studies on supporting English learner students: State policy, classroom practice, and bridging research to practice

March 14, 2023, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

259 Educational Sciences and Zoom

Rachel Garrett

Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research

Rachel Garrett

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Dr. Rachel Garrett is a principal researcher at AIR with a focus on research to improve outcomes for students with disadvantaged backgrounds. Dr. Garrett’s research involves quantitative evaluation studies with a focus on designs for causal inference and examination implementation. Her areas of instructional effectiveness, teacher professional learning, English learner students, and mathematics learning. Dr. Garrett is the principal investigator of research collaboration with a Midwest, urban school district focused on improving educational outcomes for English Learners. Dr. Garrett’s other recent work examines how well teacher effectiveness is measured using classroom observation scores.