Stephanie M. Cronen
Stephanie Cronen is a principal researcher at AIR. Dr. Cronen's expertise is in conducting research related to human capital development, and assisting policymakers, administrators and practitioners conduct research and evaluation for program improvement.
Dr. Cronen currently serves as the principal research scientist for the Postsecondary, Adult and Career Education (PACE) analytical support project for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the National Reporting System (NRS) for Adult Education (for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)), and the Promoting Teacher Effectiveness in Adult Education analysis project (OVAE). She also leads an evaluation of two college readiness initiatives supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Cronen recently served as the Deputy Director for the Adult ESL Literacy Impact Study, an experimental study examining a promising ESL literacy intervention, and the Early Reading Professional Development Interventions Study, an experimental evaluation of an intensive professional development program for teachers.