Research Associate, SRI Education
Jenna Rush has conducted policy and data analyses on an array of education topics, among them teacher quality, school climate, school and district accountability and improvement, college and career readiness, and evaluation and compensation. Rush specializes in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analyses, particularly through STATA programming.
Rush is the project manager for the National Science Foundation (NSF) INCULDES Coordination Hub, which is developing and supporting a national network of NSF grantees and others seeking to broaden participation in STEM pathways and careers. Rush’s other projects are evaluations of the New Teacher Center’s Investing in Innovation Scale-Up Grant and the Barr Foundation’s Engage New England initiative. Rush’s responsibilities include project management, quantitative and qualitative data collection (e.g., extant data collection, observations, and surveys), and conducting background research.
Before joining SRI, Rush was a data coordinator at the Tennessee Department of Education in the division of Teachers and Leaders. She was also a research assistant for the National Center on Scaling up Effective Schools, supporting the implementation of Personalization for Academic and Social-emotional Learning in Broward County, Florida. Rush has also served as a data analyst at Communities in Schools of Tennessee.
Rush earned her MPP in education policy from Vanderbilt University.
- NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub
- New Teacher Center i3 Scale-Up Grant
- Barr Foundation Engage New England