Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Alyn Turner!

Congratulations to HELI 2015 Alumna Dr. Alyn Turner!

Alyn Turner, PhD, is the newly appointed Director of Quantitative Research at Research for Action (RFA), a Philadelphia-based, nonprofit education research organization.

Dr. Turner shared about her new position:

My role will be to oversee the design and implementation of quantitative research studies in pre-k, K-12, and postsecondary educational settings. I will lead a team of 8-10 researchers that work toward Research for Action’s mission of using research to improve educational opportunities for underserved students. In addition, I will lead several large-scale complex research studies, for example serving as Principal Investigator on a five-year Education and Innovation Research grant awarded to the Children’s Literacy Initiative to develop and evaluate a comprehensive preschool curriculum and professional development program for pre-K teachers.

Dr. Turner was previously a Health Disparities Research Scholar at UW-Madison. Congratulations and best wishes, Alyn!!

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