Jennifer Iriti

Dr. Iriti is a Research Associate and Co-Director of the Evaluation for Learning Group at the University of Pittsburgh¹s Learning Research & Development Center. She has been providing evaluation and program development expertise for education-related organizations for over 15 years. Iriti specializes in supporting organizations in defining the purpose of their work, how they expect to get there, and collecting performance data that will allow both mid-course corrections and summative evaluation of outcomes attainment. Current and recent organization projects include the Be A Middle School Mentor Program, The Pittsburgh Promise, Summer Dreamers Academy, the Allegheny County Library Association¹s Librarians as STEM Educators program, Boundless Readers in Chicago, Pittsburgh Young Leaders¹ Academy, the Heinz Endowments Education Program, The California Endowment, City Charter High School in Pittsburgh, The Ball Foundation, various National Science Foundation-funded projects,and both the National Writing Project and the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project. In addition to her evaluation work, Iriti occasionally teaches courses in the fields of education and evaluation.  Iriti received her doctoral degree in Developmental and Educational Psychology with a minor in Research Methodology and a certificate in Interdisciplinary Policy and Evaluation at the University of Pittsburgh in 2003.