Senior Researcher, The American Institutes for Research
Breakout Session Presenter: Re-entry Programs to Get Kids Back on Track
Co-author: Enhancing Educator Capacity to Stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Dr. Jane G. Coggshall is a Senior Researcher at the American Institutes for Research, where she works on educator quality issues as well as the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality (TQ Center). For the TQ Center, Dr. Coggshall has authored multiple articles on teacher professional learning, equitable distribution, and the assessment of teacher effectiveness and has provided technical assistance to states and regions on these issues. She has conducted research on teacher interstate mobility and the impact of professional development programs and has served as a Principal Investigator on two studies exploring the needs, policy preferences, and potential of Gen Y teachers. Previously, she taught mathematics in an under resourced junior high school in New York City. She received her doctorate in Education Studies from the University of Michigan.