Dr. Kathleen Krier is a Senior Research Associate at 21PTEM where she is currently Co-Principal Investigator, on the PARLO (Proficiency-based Assessment and Reassessment of Learning Outcomes) project. Her primary responsibilities are qualitative data collection and analysis. She also has experience working as a data analyst for the Math Science Partnership of Greater Philadelphia (MSPGP), analyzing school district math and science course enrollment and PSSA data. She assisted with the Noyce Master Teacher program, a supplement to the MSPGP, which helped to prepare teams of math and science teachers to assume leadership roles in their high schools. She is a former middle and high school math teacher and has also taught in the College of Education at Temple University, where she served as a field supervisor for elementary math and science pre-service teachers in the School District of Philadelphia. Her research interests include understanding how students learn math and the role that assessment plays in student success.
Ed. D., Temple University – Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education
M. S., St. Joseph’s University – Elementary and Special Education
B. A., St. Joseph’s University – Secondary Education, Mathematics
A. A., Community College of Philadelphia – Arts