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.
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.
Kelly Peters is a principal psychometrician AIR. Her primary responsibilities include leading survey development efforts for Project Talent, including designing measures of cognition, health, and psychosocial well-being for various modes. Dr.
Etai Mizrav is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR.
Alexandria Walton Radford is a managing researcher and director of the Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education (CARPE) at AIR. Dr. Radford's primary responsibilities include leading a team and working with partners to improve postsecondary access for underserved groups.
Melissa Irby is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Irby has over 30 years of experience in education instruction, administration, and supervision.
Deanna Lyter Achorn has 16 years of experience in large-scale survey data collection and design with a focus in the fields of education, aging, and health.
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
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.
Mary Kay Dugan is a managing technical assistant consultant at AIR. She is passionate about identifying evidence-based promising practices and translating them into policies and effective programs focused on underserved populations including disadvantaged youth and young adults.