Stacy B. Ehrlich is a Senior Research Scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago. In her prior role at the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, Ehrlich developed and led the early childhood education research agenda. Ehrlich's research interests include using quantitative methods to measure student learning and growth for the improvement of education. She is a developmental psychologist with training in quantitative methods and analyses and has substantive expertise in the areas of early attendance and the measurement of early education program/school climate. Ehrlich has also been involved in outreach with other research organizations that are implementing research-practitioner partnership models similar to that of the Consortium and served as the Research-Practice Coordinator for current IES Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training Fellows at the University of Chicago. She holds a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of Chicago and a BS in human development and family studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.