Libby Rognier

Senior Research Associate

Libby Rognier
As Senior Research Associate in WestEd's Comprehensive School Assistance Program (CSAP), Libby Rognier works with the California Comprehensive Center and West Comprehensive Center at WestEd. In her CSAP roles, Rognier helps departments of education in the Western states develop and implement systems of support for schools and districts. She also works on the School Turnaround Learning Community (STLC), providing resources and managing communities of practice for STLC members. Rognier's previous work at WestEd included managing the Closing the Achievement Gap and Race to the Top websites for the California Department of Education. In this capacity, she supported the work of policymakers, educators, and interested community members with an electronic hub for information, research, and success stories about efforts to close the gap in California. In addition at WestEd, Rognier worked with the WestEd Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Science and Mathematics Education. In this role, she collaborated with Western states and nationally to provide professional development in science instruction and assessment, and to facilitate the development of state standards and assessments for science. Prior to joining WestEd in 1993, Rognier worked in instructional television and other instructional media, helping teachers integrate technology into standards-based instruction. She also served as a Speech and Language Specialist for PreK-8 public schools. Rognier received a BS in speech pathology and audiology from Eastern Kentucky University and an MA in hearing and speech sciences from the University of Maryland. She holds a California Credential for Clinical and Rehabilitative Services for preK-12.