Allison Atteberry is an assistant professor of in the Research and Evaluation Methodology program at the CU Boulder School of Education. Her academic interests center on policies and interventions that are intended to help provide effective teachers to the students who need them most. This has led to a focus on the identification, selection, development, and retention of teachers who have positive impacts on student achievement. Specific topics include the development of measures of teacher and school effectiveness, teacher preparation, high quality professional development, mentoring and peer collaboration, efforts to use measures of effectiveness formatively to improve practice, policies that target district responses to teachers and schools based on measures of effectiveness, and incentives for the strongest teachers to work with the most disadvantaged populations. Dr. Atteberry has expertise in both econometric and statistical approaches to education policy analysis.
education policy, development of teaching effectiveness, measuring school quality, educational equity, quantitative research methods, school interventions