Lindsey Hayes, senior researcher at AIR, provides technical assistance for projects related to educator preparation, educator quality, and special education. She has six years of experience leading technical assistance efforts for two U.S.
Kathleen L. Pfannenstiel is a senior researcher at AIR and provides technical assistance and professional development to states and school districts with an emphasis on improving results for students with disabilities. Dr.
Jenifer J. Harr-Robins, a principal researcher at AIR, has extensive special education research and project management experience.
Alise Crossland (Brann) is a senior researcher at AIR with more than 13 years of experience identifying and assessing digital learning technologies for both general and special education.
Virginia Buysse is a principal researcher at AIR. She developed a program of research on Recognition & Response (R&R), an instructional system for pre-k consisting of formative assessment, and foundational and targeted instruction with funding from the U.S.
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.
Joann Starks is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Starks works with the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER, since 2010) and the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR, beginning in 2012).