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AERI Alumni and Affiliates
Nancy has been affiliated with the earliest AERI projects. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC), and just defended her dissertation proposal in 2011. She served as an assessment coach and field researcher for the Proximal Assessment for Learner Diagnosis (PALD) project at AERI. As an AERI Research Fellow in 2008-09, she also assisted with assessment design and teacher training for the Global Educational Leadership Foundation (tGELF) programme in India and is continuing to support training in assessment and evaluation methods through courses delivered at Teachers College and her work with AERI clients. Ms. Koh's research interests include education policy reforms and assessment and evaluation design, methods and theory. She earned her B.Sc. in Biology from UCLA and her M.Ed. in Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Sara was affiliated with the AERI team from 2011-12, and is currently involved with the design and content-validation of the HITECH curriculum development project, a collaboration among AERI, the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College (TC), Columbia University and the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University's Medical Center. She is also a member of the coordinating team for the inaugural AERI/TC-ETS Conference to be held at TC in March, 2012. Ms. Johnson is currently an M.S. student in Applied Statistics in the Department of Human Development at TC. She earned her B.S. in Childhood and Special Education at SUNY College at Geneseo, NY. Her research interests include educational curriculum and test development, evaluation, educational policy reforms, and health curriculum and test development and evaluation.