Jaclyn Tejwani is a Senior Research Associate whose management, evaluative, and improvement work has encompassed a variety of evaluation designs and content areas, including teacher preparation and teacher residencies, STEM, teacher and principal evaluation, collective impact, school safety, dropout prevention, and charter and magnet school monitoring.
Tejwani currently serves as Project Director for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grants (2018 and 2020 awards), for the evaluation of California State University Bakersfield’s TQP Grant (2018 award), and Tulare County Office of Education’s TQP Grant (2019 award). In addition, Tejwani serves as Project Director for Lost Hills Union School District’s Full-Service Community Schools Grant and School Climate Transformation Grant evaluations. Tejwani also serves as Project Director for the collective impact evaluation of the Inclusive Graduate Education Network, a National Science Foundation INCLUDES Alliance Grant.
Previously, Tejwani led federal grant monitoring teams for the Charter Schools Program; coordinated the evaluation of Seattle Public Schools’ Teacher Incentive Fund grant, evaluating its Professional Growth and Evaluation Program; directed the evaluation of the Texas School Dropout Prevention and Reentry Program Grant, a comprehensive case management approach to dropout prevention funded by the Texas Education Agency; and served as Project Coordinator for the federal program evaluation of Transition to Teaching, an alternative teacher preparation program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.