Jennifer Sallman

Deputy Director, CPRE TC

Teachers College, Columbia University

Contact
js3968@tc.columbia.edu

Jennifer Sallman specializes in K-12 education policy with a focus on policy or program evaluation. She completed her Ph.D. in Politics and Education in May 2018.  Her dissertation research evaluated the impact of the standards-based accountability (SBA) provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) on the retention of teachers of color.  Simultaneously, Jennifer worked at Teach For America as Managing Director of Strategy and Research, where she lead the organization's internal research portfolio. Prior to attending Teachers College and working at Teach For America, Jennifer earned an MPA, specializing in public policy analysis, from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service. While at NYU, she performed education policy research in the economics department and at NYU’s Institute for Education and Social Policy. At NYU, her research focused on the impact of the recent NYC high school reforms including the small schools movement and high school choice on student outcomes and on the segregation of students, respectively. Jennifer's passion for urban education reform was sparked by her teaching experience. Jennifer taught 7th-grade science in the South Bronx through the Teach For America program.  Prior to teaching, Jennifer earned an MS/BS in Organic Chemistry from Emory University.  

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