Education Research Associate, SRI Education
Santiago Navia Jaramillo is an education research associate who works on several projects spanning teaching quality, school and district reform, college and career pathways, and STEM and computer science education. He has experience in quantitative data analysis, data visualization, project management and report writing for clients.
At SRI, Navia Jaramillo currently works on the evaluation of the National Center for Teacher Residencies’ (NCTR) Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant, a program that aims to diversify the teacher workforce and increase educator retention. He helps provide actionable, formative information through interviews and observations, survey analysis and visualization of key findings. Similarly, Navia Jaramillo analyzes surveys and visualizes data for the Barr Foundation’s Engage New England Initiative, a program that strives to find innovative ways to support high school students who are off track to graduate. He also supports the evaluation of WestEd’s Reading Apprenticeship program by tracking the program’s fidelity of implementation to better highlight implementation successes and areas of improvement.
Before joining SRI, Navia Jaramillo was a graduate assistant for the University of Oregon’s Data Science Program and an education consultant for Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia. At ICESI, he planned and conducted the education sector-wide diagnostic report for the local education agency in Cali and designed the quantitative methodology for the agency’s emerging research center. Previously, Navia Jaramillo taught English as a foreign language and high school math for 5 years in Cali and served as a part-time STEM instructional coach for 2 years.
Navia Jaramillo earned his MSc in education policy and leadership from the University of Oregon and his BSc in mathematics, with a minor in French and francophone studies, from Davidson College.