Jill M. Pentimonti is a principal researcher with expertise in language and literacy instruction, early childhood development, intervention research, and quantitative methods. Dr.
Teri Marx is a senior researcher who joined AIR in 2014. Dr.
Tessie Rose Bailey is a principal technical assistance consultant at AIR. Her primary responsibilities include developing high quality technical assistance resources and providing technical assistance to states, districts, and institutions of higher education.
Lisa M. Yarnell is a research scientist/applied statistician at AIR. She received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in applied statistical modeling and human development. In her doctoral studies, Dr.
Jenny Scala is a principal technical assistance consultant for AIR. Scala is the project manager of AIR’s early warning system service line and participates in multiple projects using her expertise in using data to inform instructional decision-making.
Laura Berry Kuchle, a senior researcher at AIR, is currently working with the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) and the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR Center).
Lauren Artzi is a senior researcher with expertise in second language education PK-12, intervention research, and multi-tiered systems of support.
Stephanie Jackson is a managing researcher at AIR and directs policy, research, and evaluation studies for federal, state, and other private policymakers. Dr.
Lynn Holdheide is a managing technical assistance consultant for AIR with more than ten years of experience in providing responsive technical assistance of the highest quality to state education agencies (SEAs) and regional comprehensive centers.