Amy Arneson

Amy Arneson is a Senior Research Associate at the UChicago Consortium, leading and supporting mixed-methods research projects with advanced quantitative analysis, visualization, and modeling. She focuses on conducting rigorous, meaningful, and timely research and, importantly, making the results accessible so that they can be used by educators to improve college and career outcomes for public school students. In particular, she examines equitable access to and outcomes of early college opportunities in high school and secondary and post-secondary career and technical education programming. Amy has worked in the education field for 15 years, first as a high school math and statistics teacher. Her time in the classroom ignited and continues to fuel her passion for improving educational systems and student outcomes. Most recently, she worked as a researcher and technical assistance provider to state education agencies and school districts in the Pacific Northwest. She is an alumna of the Harvard Strategic Data Project fellowship and was a data analyst for an after-school youth development program in Oakland, CA. Amy spends her free time quilting, baking savory pies, and biking around Chicago.


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