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Bethany Gleason

Research Associate, Peabody Research Institute

Bethany Gleason, Ph.D., is a research associate at the Peabody Research Institute. Her current work involves managing aspects of an IES funded grant to incorporate post-secondary research into the What Works Clearinghouse. Before joining PRI, Gleason was PI for studies and technical assistance projects for one of the ten Regional Educational Laboratories funded by IES. Much of this work involved conducting quasi-experimental design studies and facilitating educator trainings in the areas of college and career readiness, teacher effectiveness, and family and community engagement in education. Gleason also has experience leading a state-wide, value-added assessment evaluation project for a state department of education. Gleason earned her doctorate degree in school psychology at Louisiana State University where her research focused on using value-added models to assess teacher and university effectiveness, K-12 academic and behavioral interventions, and psycho-educational assessments.