Adrienne Quinn Washington is a Research Associate at WestEd. She works with a variety of projects and focuses much of her research on improving teaching and learning.
Washington is responsible for coordinating project activities, designing research methodology, providing technical assistance, instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and report writing.
Currently, she works on the evaluations of the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation and the Southwest Comprehensive Center, as well as provides assistance on the Improving the Assessment of Student Learning in the Arts study.
Previously, Washington coordinated evaluations of the Rodel Foundation’s Exemplary Teacher Initiative and Center Theatre Group’s Annenberg Middle School Program. She has also worked on a number of education and arts-related projects, including the evaluations of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Summer Schools in the Arts program, All Kinds of Minds’ School’s Attuned program, and Public Broadcasting Services’ Ready To Learn program.
Washington also worked on survey projects, including the California Healthy Kids Survey and the Attorney General’s biennial student risk-behavior survey.
She worked as an independent evaluator for projects such as the Los Angeles County Juvenile Assistance Coalition.
Washington received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in experimental psychology, both from California State University, Fullerton.