Angela Minnici is a vice president at the American Institutes for Research. As vice president she oversees AIR’s federally funded comprehensive centers, which provide states with technical assistance to help improve teaching and learning. Dr. Minnici is also the director of the Education Policy Center at AIR, a vehicle for rigorous research and evidence-based perspectives on education issues spanning pre-kindergarten to careers. She began her career as a public school teacher and has held various positions in education and research working with diverse education stakeholders such as federal and state policymakers, teachers, administrators, parents and other education organizations. Dr. Minnici earned her doctorate in administrative and policy studies from the University of Pittsburgh.