Stefanie Wager

Senior TA Consultant

Stefanie Wager is a senior technical assistance consultant in the Education Statistics Division at AIR. Her primary responsibilities include working with state departments of education, supporting the revision and implementation of academic standards. This includes creating resources, tools, and professional development to support effective implementation of standards.

Wager has worked with four states and the District of Columbia on social studies standards revision and implementation, and contributed to the creation of the Guide to Developing and Implementing Social Studies Standards (CCSSO, 2018). She served as a teacher internationally and in urban and suburban districts, then as a grant coordinator for a large urban district and as a consultant at the Iowa Department of Education specializing in social studies, world languages, and financial literacy education.

In addition, as the former president of the National Council for the Social Studies, Wager has worked with numerous external partners on projects impacting social studies education, including iCivics, the Council of Chief State School Officers, ASCD, the Center for Civic Education, and the National Council for Geographic Education. She has extensive experience in creating and delivering professional development and in curriculum design.

Stefanie Wager

M.A., Educational Leadership, and B.A., Secondary Education, Drake University