Veronica Tate is a managing director at AIR and serves as a senior leader on the management team that shapes the technical assistance delivery and supports effective collaboration across the comprehensive centers operated by AIR.
Pia Peltola is a principal researcher at AIR with more than 14 years of experience in conducting and managing small- and large-scale survey projects. Most of Dr.
Verna Lalbeharie serves as the managing director for Digital Age Personalized Learning at AIR, where she is a key member of the team that is growing and shaping AIR’s applied work nationally in the field of K-12 education primarily focused on innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the
Samantha Neiman is a senior researcher at AIR.
Joshua R. Polanin is a principal researcher in the Research and Evaluation program at AIR. He has extensive experience in quantitative methodology, and has led or co-led more than 15 peer-reviewed, published meta-analyses. Dr.
Paul Bailey is a senior economist at AIR. He joined AIR in 2012, after receiving a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Maryland. Before that, he earned a master’s degree in statistics from The University of Chicago.
Anne Diffenderffer is a survey research specialist for Survey and Data Sciences at AIR. In this role, she provides survey operations expertise in all aspects of the survey data collection: planning, execution, quality control and reporting.
Nicholas Sorensen is a principal researcher at AIR, and director of the technology for teaching and learning practice area. His research is primarily focused on dropout prevention and helping struggling students succeed across the transition to high school.
Juliette Berg is a senior researcher at AIR. She has methodological expertise in research design, program evaluation, implementation science, and advanced quantitative methods. She has content expertise in school climate and social-emotional learning. Dr.