Jennifer Stiles


Professional Title: 
Research Assistant
About Me (Bio): 
Jenn Stiles is a research assistant at EDC and the project coordinator for CADRE. As part of CADRE, her work focuses mainly on the project's broadening participation and early career initiatives, including the CADRE Fellows program. She has been involved with data collection and analysis for NSF-funded projects at EDC, including the Research + Practice Collaboratory, Bringing Science Home with PEEP, and Strengthening Data Literacy across the Curriculum. She has a background in sociology, political science, and international development. Prior to joining EDC, she worked as part of the e‐learning team at Human Rights Education Associates in Cambridge, MA. She has a B.A. from West Virginia University and M.A. from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

CADRE is the resource network that supports researchers and developers who participate in DR K-12 projects on teaching and learning in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. CADRE works with projects to strengthen and share methods, findings, results and products, helping to build collaboration around a strong portfolio of STEM education resources, models and technologies. CADRE raises external audiences’ awareness and understanding of the DR K-12 program, and builds new knowledge.

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

This project will develop a set of statistics learning materials, with data visualization tools and an applied social science focus, to design applied data investigations addressing real-world socioeconomic questions with large-scale social science data. This project is designed to promote statistical understandings and interest in quantitative data analysis among high school students and engage students with content that resonates with their interests.