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Mary Rauner

Mary H. Rauner is a Senior Research Associate at WestEd and the lead for REL West’s California Rural Education and Career Partnerships Alliance, and the Arizona Partnership for Education and Career Success.

Her research focuses on interventions that improve postsecondary access, persistence, and completion for low- and middle-income students. Her recent work focuses on cross-sector partnerships in California and Arizona, including College Promise programs.

Rauner has more than 20 years of research, evaluation, strategic planning, and teaching/coaching experience in a wide range of organizational settings, including local and federal government and the nonprofit, academic, and high-tech sectors.